Pakistan: Blast rocks hotel in Risalpur cantonment

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August 25, 2011
Dawn [Pakistan]    
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"At least 12 people, including some army and air force personnel, were killed and 17 injured when a powerful explosion hit a hotel in Risalpur cantonment on Thursday. Nowshera district police chief Mohammad Hussain said a bomb placed on a bicycle was detonated by remote control at about 8.30pm when people had gathered outside the Decent Hotel near the busy Risalpur Chowk after Iftar." (08/26/11)  

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