Pakistani police say a suicide car bombing killed at least 11 people,
including at least three children, in the latest attack in the
northwestern city of Peshawar.
Officials say the bomber was waiting in a line of cars at a security
checkpoint just outside the city Saturday, when he detonated the
Authorities say the blast also killed two police officers, wounded at least 20 people, and destroyed several cars.
The bombing came a day after a suicide bomber struck the Peshawar
office of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, killing 10
people. That blast caused a large portion of the three-story ISI
building to collapse.
Authorities say recent militant attacks in Peshawar are in retaliation
for the government's offensive against the Taliban in the tribal
regions bordering Afghanistan.
Elsewhere Saturday, the Pakistani military says troops killed eight
militants in the latest fighting in the northwest Swat Valley.