Suicide bombing in Pakistani city of Peshawar kills 3

2009-08-24 09:52 BJT

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A suicide bombing on the outskirts of the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed three people and wounded 15. Police confirmed two women and one man were killed and at least two children were injured.

Peshawar police said the suicide bomber also died in Sunday's attack. They also said the bombing appears to be the result of a fight between two militant groups. A police official at the scene claimed two men exchanged gunfire in the street shortly before the bomber set off his explosives.

Reports said over ten houses were damaged in the blast. Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik condemned the blast and ordered an immediate investigation.

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