9 October 2009 Peshawar bombing

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9 October 2009 Peshawar bombing
Location Peshawar, Pakistan
Date 9 October 2009 (PST+5)
Target Khyber Bazaar
Attack type
Minibus bomb
Deaths 41
Suspected perpetrators
Taliban

The 9 October 2009 Peshawar bombing was a minibus bomb that was detonated at the crowded Khyber Bazaar in Peshawar on 9 October 2009 killing 41 and injuring at least 100.[1][2]

Investigations[edit]

On 24 April 2015 Italian DIGOS detectives arrested a terror cell that plotted to bomb the Vatican. According to Mario Carta, an officer in the anti-terrorism unit, there was evidence that the 2009 Peshawar attack was substantially planned and financed from Olbia, Sardinia, and that Italy-based militants had taken part in it.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suicide car bomb kills 41, wounds 100 in Pakistan". The Associated Press. 9 October 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Deadly blast hits Pakistan city". BBC News. 9 October 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Italy terror cell that plotted to bomb Vatican smashed, prosecutors say". The Guardian. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.