Violence intensifies in Pakistan's northwest

As government says ready to enter dialogue with Pakistani Taliban, Peshawar recovers from third deadly blast in a week.

    The death toll from Sunday's bomb blast that ripped through a historic market in the Pakistani city of Peshawar has risen to 41.

    Dozens were also wounded when a bomb exploded in the Qissa Khwani, or "Story Tellers'", bazaar.

    It was the third deadly blast to hit the city in a week.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Peshawar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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