November 16, 2002 |
Two people were killed and nine wounded after a bomb exploded on a bus in southern Pakistan on Friday, police and emergency workers said. They said the blast occurred at a bus station in the city of Hyderabad, 100 miles northeast of Karachi. "Eleven people were injured in the blast. Two died on the way to the hospital," said an official of Edhi Ambulance Service, adding that the bomb had been placed underneath a seat.
June 16, 2002 |
U.S. federal agents joined Pakistani police Saturday as the investigation into a bombing outside the American Consulate here in Pakistan's largest city intensified and the death toll from the attack rose to 11. The upward revision of those who died in Friday's explosion came when police recovered parts of an additional body, apparently of a female victim. She was believed to have been riding in a driver education car that was blown apart by the blast.
June 14, 2002 |
A suicide attacker crashed a bomb-laden car into a guard post outside the U.S. Consulate here this morning, killing five people and injuring dozens. Police said the bomb was concealed in a white car that the driver crashed into the guard post, destroying part of the wall. It also damaged the nearby Marriott hotel and dozens of cars. Witnesses reported seeing body parts scattered at the scene. At least one of those killed was a Pakistani plainclothes guard.
March 30, 2002 |
Investigators have concluded that the man who killed four Christian worshipers here blew himself up with high explosives and say the technically sophisticated assault suggests he had expert training. Pakistani police supported by FBI agents arrested more than a dozen suspected members of Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda terrorist network in raids Thursday and are probing for possible links to the March 17 church attack, a senior Pakistani government official said Friday.
March 18, 2002 |
An unidentified attacker rushed into the Protestant International Church here Sunday and hurled several grenades, killing five people, including two Americans, and leaving more than 40 people injured. It was the second assault on a Christian church in Pakistan since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. Killed in Sunday's attack, which occurred shortly before 11 a.m., were a U.S.
August 14, 2001 |
A powerful bomb ripped through a crowded market in the province of Baluchistan, killing three people and injuring 16 others, police said. The bomb, the second to rock Pakistan in three days, was hidden in a bicycle parked in a shopping area in Quetta, the Baluchistan provincial capital. On Saturday in Gujrat in eastern Punjab province, a bomb killed seven people, most of them children. No one took responsibility for either attack. Dozens of deadly bombings have rocked Pakistan in recent months.
June 14, 2001 |
Four bombs rocked the city of Karachi, killing one person and injuring 12, as a strike to protest a water shortage began. One bomb, hidden in a helmet that a police patrol picked up off the street, exploded and killed an officer. Rioters chanting anti-government slogans set dozens of vehicles ablaze. Parts of Pakistan are facing water shortages because of a two-year drought.
November 28, 2000 |
Three bombs exploded in eastern Punjab province, killing a 4-year-old and injuring at least 24 other people, police said. Two bombs went off within minutes of each other at a bus stop in Lahore, the provincial capital. Fourteen people were hurt, the police said. The third bomb ripped through a crowded market in Muridke, about 18 miles to the northwest, killing one person and injuring 10 others. A 4-year-old boy lost both legs in the explosion and later died, doctors said.
July 17, 2000 |
The death toll from a bomb that ripped through a crowded Pakistani passenger train rose to 10 people, railway officials and doctors said. Another 30 were injured, they said. No one claimed responsibility for the explosion on the train, which was bound for the southern city of Karachi, and police said they had no suspects. The train was pulling out of the station in Hyderabad, about 100 miles northeast of Karachi, when the bomb went off in a rear railway car, officials said.