Many killed in Pakistan blasts

Twin explosions rock a targeted government building in northwest Pakistan.

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    Suspected twin suicide blasts have killed at least 50 people and injured many others at a government compound in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

    The target was a top government official in Mohmand tribal region.

    The victims were pro-government tribal elders, local officials and police who were discussing the formation of an anti-Taliban alliance.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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