Three US soldiers were among nine persons killed on Wednesday when a suspected suicide bomber targeted a security forces` convoy in the restive northwestern Dir area, the first such attack that has left American troops dead in Pakistan.
The Pakistan capital was on Tuesday
shaken by twin blasts triggered by suspected Taliban suicide
bombers at an elite Islamic university, killing at least five
people, including two women, and injuring 40 others, the
latest in a string of terror attacks across the country.