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The Islamabad Marriott may be lost forever
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Marriott hotel, reduced to a burnt skeleton after a powerful suicide bombing claimed 53 lives Saturday, may not reopen with some experts suggesting it should be demolished.

Monday, September 22, 2008 4:43:27 PM

Seven arrested for Islamabad blast, CCTV footage provides clues
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Seven people have been arrested in connection with the terror bombing here that killed 53 including the ambassador of the Czech Republic and two US soldiers. Investigators were working on vital clues from CCTV cameras even as some samples from the blast site were sent to Britain for analysis.

Monday, September 22, 2008 4:28:59 PM

Afghan consul general kidnapped in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's consul general in Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi was kidnapped by armed gunmen Monday in the country's restive northwest region, state-run PTV reported.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:54:10 PM

Pakistani gunfire prevents suspected US incursion
Islamabad, Sep 22 (DPA) Pakistani security forces and tribesmen repelled a suspected US attack by shooting at intruding helicopter gunships in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:19:00 PM

Pakistan blast toll rises to 53, probe underway
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani authorities were desperately searching for vital leads as they investigated the devastating suicide bombing at a luxury hotel here Saturday that claimed at least 53 lives, but a top official Sunday refused to charge any outfit with the outrage.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 10:26:10 PM

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

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