Two people were killed in Russia`s North Caucasus region of Dagestan overnight when a blast ripped through their car, which was believed to have been carrying explosives, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.
The death toll of the Khyber Bazaar suicide blast in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar has reached 52 while a large number of victims are still under treatment in various hospitals, a local TV channel reported Saturday.
Hours after a suspected Taliban
suicide bomber detonated his vehicle in Peshawar killing 49
people, Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said
the government had "no option" but to strike back on the
"Doctor Saheb", the alleged
mastermind behind last month`s car bomb blast outside the
high-security Central Jail here, has been killed in an
encounter at Ledhu forest in South Kashmir, senior officials
said on Thursday.
Violence escalated in
Pakistan`s restive northwest on Saturday when two suicide car
bombers struck a police station and a crowded commercial hub
inside a cantonment, killing at least 20 people and injuring
nearly 150 amid Taliban`s warning of carrying out more such