30 December 2015

Suicide bombing kills 26, wounds 45 in northwestern Pakistan

Pakistani volunteers rush an injured man to a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing more than a dozen people and wounding tens. A breakaway Taliban group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack.
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 45 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban group.
The bombing took place in the city of Mardan, outside the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority, or NADRA, which issues identity cards, according to senior police officer Saeed Khan Wazir.