2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
blasts kill 65 in Pak Islamabad, August
At least 55 persons were
killed (65, according to PTI) and another 80 wounded, 35 of
them seriously, when two suicide bombers blew themselves up
outside the gates of a Pakistan ordinance factory in Wah
The body of one of the two suspected suicide bombers lies on a
road as policemen secure the area of the blasts at Wah, near
Islamabad, on Thursday. The attackers blew themselves up
almost simultaneously outside two gates of the sprawling
factory complex. It is one of the country's most sensitive
installations. — AFP photo
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