ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — A bomb exploded Saturday in the back garden of an Italian restaurant crowded with foreigners in Pakistan's capital, killing a Turkish woman and wounding 11 people, including five Americans.
A notice posted in the reception area at Islamabad's Poly Clinic listed five U.S. citizens who were undergoing surgery. A Japanese citizen, a Canadian, a Briton and three Pakistanis also were wounded.
Officials said the bomb was planted in the garden or thrown over a wall at the Luna Caprese restaurant, a popular gathering spot for expatriates in Islamabad.
Pakistani Interior Secretary Kamal Shah confirmed that a Turkish woman had died. The blast reverberated across downtown Islamabad about 8:45 p.m.