19 April 2010 Peshawar bombing
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|2010 Peshawar bombing|
|Part of War in North-West Pakistan|
Location of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan
|Location||Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
|Date||19 April 2010|
The 19 April 2010 Peshawar bombing was a suicide bombing that occurred in a marketplace in Peshawar, Pakistan on 19 April 2010. At least 25 people died. The blast, which happened in Qissa Khawani market, killed Dost Muhammad, who was the local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami and was leading a protest against Load shedding. The attack happened at about 6:30 pm local time. The attack also appeared to target a senior police officer Gulfat Hussein a shia. The government declared three days of mourning after the bombing.
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- "Market blast kills 22 in Pakistan". CNN. 19 April 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
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