Pakistan: Independence Day blasts, accidents kill 39

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August 14, 2011
Hindustan Times [India]    
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"At least 39 people died in tragic incidents, including bombings and bus accidents, across Pakistan on Sunday, the country’s 65th Independence Day. Eleven people were killed and 21 injured in a remote-controlled blast at a hotel in southwestern Balochistan province. At least 25 people died when a bus carrying 80 people fell into a ravine in the mountainous Veesaab area near Hub, 20 km from the port city of Karachi, while three Pakistani paramilitary troopers were killed and 25 were injured in a rocket attack on their camp in the tribal area of North Waziristan." (08/14/11)  

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