Roadside bomb kills 11 in Pakistan tribal belt

October 9th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Oct 9 (Xinhua) At least 11 people, among them four students and five policemen, were killed when a bomb exploded in a tribal area of northwest Pakistan Thursday, Geo TV said quoting the police. A police van carrying prisoners hit a roadside bomb in Upper Dir district of North West Frontier Province. A passing school van was also hit by the blast.

There was no further information about the attack, for which no group claimed responsibility.

Earlier Thursday, a blast also took place near heavy-guarded police complex in Pakistan’s capital, injuring at least ten people.

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