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Bomb blasts in Pakistan kill six, wound 29

Jan. 3, 2012 at 10:08 AM   |   Comments

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Separate bombings in Pakistan killed at least six people and injured 29 more, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

An explosion outside of an Internet cafe in Peshawar killed two people and injured 24 others, Dawn News said.

Witnesses said the bomb was on a motorcycle parked outside the basement cafe. Police said the blast also blew out windows in the several offices and shops near the cafe.

The bomb disposal squad said five kilograms of explosives were used.

In the northwestern tribal region of Khyber, four people, including a military officer, were killed and five others injured in a remote-controlled blast in Landi Kotal, police said.

Political officials said a Khasadar force vehicle was targeted by a remote-controlled bomb, Dawn News said.

Two cars were destroyed and nearby shops were damaged by the explosion, officials said.

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