Skip to Content
Show navigation menu
US & Canada
Science & Technology
Click here to search
Video: Blast rocks Pakistan hotel
Dozens die in attack on Islamabad hotel
It was a massive blast – killing dozens and injuring hundreds in the heart of Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital.
The explosion at the US-owned Marriott hotel comes after Pakistan’s new government vowed to increase the pressure on al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan’s president, says he will rid his country of what he calls “the cancer of terrorism”.
Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports.
Published On 21 Sep 2008
21 Sep 2008