Monday, September 19, 2011

Bomber targets top Pakistani policeman; 8 killed

Date: Monday Sep. 19, 2011 6:12 AM ET
KARACHI, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives Monday outside the home of a senior police officer tasked with cracking down on militants in Pakistan's largest city. The blast killed at least eight people and left a crater 3 metres deep, police said.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the early morning attack in the southern port city of Karachi.

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