Bomb blasts kill 34 and injure 100 in Peshawar

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The Independent Online

At least 34 people were killed last night in a suspected suicide bombing in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, with nearly 100 injured. Two blasts were reported at a market near a block of flats and newspaper offices.

"I myself saw five bodies on the spot after the blast," said witness Syed Alam. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the explosions, but extremists have targeted Pakistan, as an ally of the US, in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death.