Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

US blaming al-Qaida for Pakistan blast

America has blamed al-Qaida or an associate for one of Pakistan's worst terrorist attacks.

A suicide truck bomb outside the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad has killed more than fifty people and left hundreds injured.

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Information minister Sherry Rehman has promised to track down those behind the blast.

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