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Mar312011

10 Dead, More Injured in Second Attack on Pakistani Islamic Party Head

U.S. Geological Survey(CHARSADDA, Pakistan) -- A roadside bomb intended to target a hardline Islamic party chief killed 10 people and wounded more than 15 others in northwestern Pakistan Thursday, according to a police official.

The attack in the town of Charsadda was the second in as many days on Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the president of the Jamiat Ulema Islam party.  On Tuesday, Rehman was targeted in a suicide attack not far from the latest bombing.

Rehman, who survived both attacks, told reporters, "I am fine.  There was a powerful explosion near my car and the windscreen was shattered.  Another car in my motorcade was damaged."

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