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Three injured in twin blasts in Pakistan

The homemade bombs exploded minutes apart outside the residence of a deputy administrator in northwestern Pakistan.

india Updated: May 18, 2006 10:47 IST
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Two homemade bombs exploded minutes apart outside the residence of a deputy administrator in a remote tribal region in northwestern Pakistan, wounding him and his two guards, a government official said on Thursday.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack late on Wednesday attack on Amir Zaman, a deputy administrator in Khar, the main town in the Bajur tribal region bordering Afghanistan where remnants of Al-Qaeda are believed to be hiding.

Fahim Wazir, the top administrator in Bajur, said Zaman and his guards were standing near the home when the bombs went off. The three men were listed in stable condition, and efforts were under way to trace and capture the culprits, he said.

First Published: May 18, 2006 10:47 IST

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