Another Friday attack in FATA

Today, on friday 16th July 2010 , bomb blast occurred in Friday market during rush hours . According to initial reports 10 people killed and 15 others injured in a blast in Tirah valley in Khyber Agency on Friday.

The people, the Taliban attacked last friday, were those who queued outside a government office in Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal region (in the town of Yakaghund) in order to receive donated wheelchairs for disabled and elderly persons.


TIRAH VALLEYTen people were killed while 15 others were injured in a blast in the Tehsil bara district of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency.

According to initial reports, the explosion took place during the Friday bazaar in Meherban Kilay area. The nature of the blast is still unknown.

The area is known for sectarian violence and clashes between rival militant groups.

The attack in Tirah Valley follows Thursday’s deadly attack in Mingora, Swat, where a suicide bomber killed at least six people, including two women, and injured around 60 in a busy market.



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