Suicide Bomber kills 5 in Pakistan

  • An alleged suicide bomber Tuesday blew himself up in northwestern Pakistan, killing not less than 5 people and injuring 20. Eyewitnesses said that the blast took place inPakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas near the border that the country shares withAfghanistan. It is here that the security forces are fighting the Pakistani Taliban and several other militant outfits. According to two senior government officials, rescue work is underway in the area and the wounded are being shifted to a hospital in Peshawar.