Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Peshawar Blasts-Updated

A car bomb exploded in Peepal Mandi, a crowded marketplace in Peshawar killing 95 and injuring more than 213 people in one of the deadliest attacks in recent history.
It was a car bomb. Some people are still trapped in a building. We are trying to rescue them,’ bomb disposal official Shafqat Malik told reporters.
These attacks come just hours after US secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Islamabad to meet with political and military leaders.


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Murtaza Razvi from Dawn.com- "Attacking our way of life". I agree with every word


US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton responds below. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi-the violence will not break the will of the Pakistani people.



Security expert: Peshawar attack demonstrates arrogance of Taliban-CNN


According to the Huffington post, no one has taken responsibility for these attacks as of yet

Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Canon  condemns attacks

British Foreign Secretary David Milliband condemns attacks

UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon: "Outraged over loss of so many lives"



New York Times: images from attack site

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