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Seven killed by car bomb; WORLD TODAY.

A SUICIDE car bomb devastated Pakistan's main spy agency building in the north-west today, killing at least seven people and striking at the heart of the institution overseeing much of the country's anti-terror campaign.

The blast in Peshawar was the latest in a string of bloody attacks on security forces, civilian and Western targets since the government launched an offensive in mid-October against militants in the border region of SouthWaziristan, where al Qaida and Taliban leaders are believed to be hiding out.

The early-morning blast destroyed much of the three-storey Inter-Services Intelligence agency building. Seven bodies and 35 injured people were taken to a nearby hospital.
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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Nov 13, 2009
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