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Saturday
Dec252010

Female Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens in Pakistan

Photo Courtesy - ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images(KHAR, Pakistan) -- At least 40 people were killed and another 50 injured when a suspected female suicide bomber attacked a crowd of people receiving aid Saturday in a tribal region of Pakistan near the Afghan border.

“She threw a hand grenade, and before the security force could respond, she detonated herself,” an area official told The New York Times.

Several of the victims were reportedly children.

The attack is the latest in a string of violence in northwest Pakistan.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing.

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Monday
Nov152010

China: Apartment Fire Leaves Dozens Dead

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(SHANGHAI, China) -- A massive fire at a Shanghai apartment building has killed at least 42 people. The number of those injured was not immediately known.

The blaze started amid renovations to the 28-story building, but no further explanation was given, China’s state-run media reported.

The building, built in the 1990s, houses 156 families.

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