Nine Pak Air Force officials killed in Sargodha suicide attack

November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin  
“The bus was carrying trainee flying officers when it was attacked by the suicide bomber” in the Sargodha district of central Punjab province, Interior Ministry spokesman, Brigadier Javed Cheema, said.

“Eight air force officials died in the terrorist attack,” Cheema said, and around 40 were wounded.

“It was a suicide attack and the target was the bus which was carrying the air force officials,” Chief Military Spokesman Major General Waheed Arshad said.

The injured have been shifted to hospital where 21 of the injured are in critical condition.

Sources said that the head of the suicide attacker was found at the site of the attack.

Sargodha is home to the largest air force base in Pakistan, The News reported. (ANI)

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