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Pakistan attack toll mounts to 102

The death toll from attacks in a Pakistani tribal town has climbed to 102 as more bodies were recovered from debris and new deaths reported overnight in hospitals, officials said today.

world Updated: Jul 10, 2010 10:34 IST

The death toll from attacks in a Pakistani tribal town has climbed to 102 as more bodies were recovered from debris and new deaths reported overnight in hospitals, officials said on Saturday.

A suicide bomber and a suspected car bomb devastated several government buildings, shops and houses in Yakaghund town of Mohmand district in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt on Friday.

Local administration chief Rasool Khan said, "the death toll has gone up to 102. Some bodies were recovered from the spot and some died in hospitals overnight."

Khan and other officials had earlier put the toll at 65 dead.

The new toll was also confirmed by another local official, Mairaj Mohammad.

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