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Norway closes embassy in Islamabad

Norway temporarily closed its embassy in Islamabad on Monday after a suicide bomb attack outside the Danish embassy in the Pakistani capital.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Oslo
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2008 02:33 PM IST

Norway temporarily closed its embassy in Islamabad on Monday after a suicide bomb attack outside the Danish embassy in the Pakistani capital killed at least eight people, the Norwegian foreign ministry said.

"We've closed our embassy," ministry spokesman Tor-Henrik Andersen told AFP.

Pakistan state television and police said eight people were killed in the Islamabad attack.

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