March 2011 Peshawar bombing
|9 March 2011 Peshawar bombing|
|Location||Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
|Date||9 March 2011|
The 9 March 2011 Peshawar bombing occurred in the city of Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in north-west Pakistan. The attack took place in the Adezai locality of Peshawar; 37 people were killed and at least 45 were wounded. The blast happened during a funeral held for the wife of a local anti-Taliban Pashtun militia leader. According to a witness, the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber, a "boy wrapped in a shawl." A medical emergency was declared at hospitals in Peshawar, where those injured in the attack were taken.
The incident took place just a day after another separate terrorist incident in Faisalabad.
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