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Footage shows lone suicide bomber behind Islamabad blast
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A lone suicide bomber driving a truck blew himself up before the powerful blast that rocked the Marriott Hotel here Saturday evening killing 53 people and injuring another 266, CCTV footage obtained by the media shows.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 6:52:04 PM

Islamabad blast toll rises to 53
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 53 people, including the ambassador of the Czech Republic, were killed and 266 others, including 11 foreigners, were injured in the suicide bombing of the Marriott Hotel here Saturday, a top Pakistani official said Sunday.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 6:19:55 PM

Pakistani journalist recalls night of horror at Marriott
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Imtiaz Alam was in a lift in Hotel Marriott here when he heard an ear-splitting boom. The lift came to a sudden halt and its lights went off.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 4:56:04 PM

Pakistani journalist recalls night of horror at Marriott
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Imtiaz Alam was in a lift in Hotel Marriott here when he heard an ear-splitting boom. The lift came to a sudden halt and its lights went off.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 4:51:32 PM

PM condemns Islamabad blast
New Delhi , Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condemned the suicide bombing at the Marriott Hotel in the Pakistani capital that killed at least 46 people.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 3:16:37 PM

Police hardly checked vehicles, harassed us: Islamabad residents
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistani capital has long been a hotbed of terrorists but police have been overlooking this stark reality and been busy taking 'bribes' and 'harassing' commoners, media reports said Sunday, a day after a blast killed at least 46 people here.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 2:57:12 PM

Body of Czech envoy found in bombed Pakistani hotel
Islamabad, Sep 21 (DPA)Rescuers Sunday retrieved the body of Czech Republic's envoy to Pakistan Ivo Zdarek from the wreckage of the Marriott Hotel here that was attacked by a suicide bomber, officials said.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 2:45:52 PM

Pakistan parliament was target of terror attack: report
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The terror attack on the Marriott Hotel here Saturday was aimed at Pakistan's parliament where the entire civil and military leadership of the country had gathered to listen to the first address by President Asif Ali Zardari, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 2:11:06 PM

Bombed Marriott still burns, death toll 46
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after a suicide bomber rammed its front with a truck packed with explosives, what remains of the Marriott Hotel here continued to burn Sunday morning, with officials putting the death toll at 46 with 230 people, including foreigners, injured.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 12:29:07 PM

Pakistan President Zardari leaves to attend UN session
Islamabad, Sep 21 (DPA) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday left Islamabad to attend the 63rd UN General Assembly session, a day after the country's worst terrorist attack took place in the city, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 250 more.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 12:28:38 PM

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