Bomb blast kills 18 in northwest Pakistan

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Posted: Jun 05, 2011 3:03 PM
Bomb blast kills 18 in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast killed at least 18 people in the cantonment area of Pakistan's northwestern city of Nowshera Sunday, police said.

"The blast took place at a bakery shop and we have confirmed 18 dead," Turk Ali Shah, a police spokesman in Nowshera, told Reuters. He said 35 people were also wounded in the blast

(Reporting by Faris Ali; Writing by Kamran Haider; Editing by Jon Boyle)