April 5th, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Triple bombing in Peshawar

Islamabad, Pakistan - A terrorist attack near the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan killed two consulate security guards and at least four others Monday, authorities said.

The blasts in the capital of the North West Frontier Province came hours after a suicide attack killed at least 30 people and wounded 50 others in another part of the province. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks.

The North West Frontier Province is rife with Islamic extremists and has been the site of recent clashes between Pakistani security forces and militants.

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