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Car Bomb Kills 9 at Pakistani Bus Depot

August 5, 2007

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Aug. 4 (AP) — A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb at a busy bus station in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least nine people and wounding 35 others, officials said.

Elsewhere in the region, four soldiers and 10 militants were killed in a checkpoint shootout.

The attacker rammed an explosive-laden car into another vehicle near a bus packed with passengers in Parachinar, a town in North-West Frontier Province, said Muhammad Kamal, a local police official.

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