A man, who was injured on Friday in a suicide attack in Parachinar, ...
Feb 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - A man, who was injured on Friday in a suicide attack in Parachinar, lies on a hospital bed after he was brought to the Lady Reading Hospital for treatment in Peshawar February 19, 2012. The death toll from the suicide bombing in Parachinar in the northwestern Kurram tribal region, near the Afghan border, rose to 39, security officials said. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives vest in a market in Parachinar on Friday. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST HEALTH) -
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