At least 89 civilians, including several children and women, were killed and 42 others wounded Tuesday in a suicide car bomb attack on a busy marketplace in the southeastern Afghan province of Paktika, an official said.
At least 30 people were killed Saturday when militants blew up a market in Syria, a media report said.
The bombings took place within a minute of each other, appeared be aimed at intimidating Iraq`s Shiites, who are a frequent target of Sunni insurgents.
A suicide bomber rammed his car into a central market in Vladikavkaz, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 100.
The toll in a suicide attack in a packed market in Pakistan`s tribal belt has risen to 17, amid reports that the bombing may have been carried out by a woman.
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