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62 die as suicide bomber strikes Pakistani luxury hotel (Roundup)
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into the Marriott Hotel in the heart of the Pakistani capital Saturday evening, killing at least 62 people including foreigners and setting ablaze one of the best known hubs of the country's elite.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:12:20 PM

Marriot blast: Zardari may delay US visit
Islamabad, Sept 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari may delay his visit to the US to attend the UN General Assembly session in the wake of Saturday's suicide bombing at a luxury hotel here in which some 60 people are feared to have been killed, a senior government official said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:11:47 PM

US Marines may have been target of Marriot attack: Officials
Islamabad, Sept 20 (IANS) US Marines staying at the Marriott Hotel may have been the target of Saturday's suicide attack that killed more than 60 people, security officials said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 10:54:08 PM

Pakistan enhances security
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Security throughout Pakistan, particularly at government installations and foreign missions, was enhanced after a massive explosion here killed more than 60 people Saturday evening.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 10:53:21 PM

Jamaat-e-Islami links Marriot, Delhi blasts
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami has linked Saturday's suicide attack at the Marriot Hotel here to the terror bombings in New Delhi exactly a week ago, saying there may be 'one force' behind the attacks in both countries.q

Saturday, September 20, 2008 10:41:10 PM

60 killed in Islamabad suicide attack
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 60 people, including some foreigners, were killed and about 120 injured in a suicide attack at a luxury hotel in the high security zone around the parliament building here Saturday, even as the country's ruling elite, including the president and the three service chiefs, were attending an Iftar dinner at the Prime Minister House barely a kilometre away.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 9:53:22 PM

Huge blast in Islamabad; 20 killed, toll may rise
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A powerful explosion rocked a luxury hotel in the heavily-guarded heart of the Pakistani capital Saturday evening, killing at least 20 people, even as a veritable Who's Who of the country's ruling elite, including the president and the three service chiefs, were attending an Iftar dinner at the Prime Minister House barely a kilometre away.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 9:06:10 PM

Over 10 killed in Islamabad blast
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Over 10 people were killed and about 20 injured, many seriously, in a powerful blast that rocked the Marriott Hotel in the highly-guarded area around the parliament building in the Pakistan capital Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 8:31:33 PM

Blast in Islamabad
Islamabad, Sep 20 (Xinhua) A blast was heard outside the Marriott hotel in the Pakistani capital Saturday evening.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 8:22:01 PM

Eight killed in Pakistan military convoy attacks
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) At least eight people, including five soldiers, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber and a roadside explosion separately hit two military convoys in Pakistan's restive tribal region along the Afghan border, an army spokesman said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 7:16:58 PM

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