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Female suicide bomber hits hospital in Pakistan, at least 9 killed

Both the attacks took place in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Press Trust of India 

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At least nine people, including six policemen, were killed and around 40 injured in northwest Pakistan on Sunday in a terror strike on a checkpost and a subsequent suicide blast by a burqa-clad woman at a hospital where the victims of the first attack were shifted.
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Both the attacks took place in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a day after the first-ever successful election was held in the newly merged tribal areas of the province. Both the attacks took place in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a day after the first-ever successful election was held in the newly merged tribal areas of the province.

First Published: Mon, July 22 2019. 03:15 IST
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