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Death Toll From Pakistan Bombing Rises To 102


A security guard carries an injured blast victim as he arrives at a hospital in Peshawar.

A security guard carries an injured blast victim as he arrives at a hospital in Peshawar.

The death toll from attacks in a Pakistani tribal town has climbed to 102 as more bodies have been recovered from the debris.

The latest death toll is more than double the initial reported figure of some 50 dead from the twin bombings on July 9 in the village of Yaka Ghund in Pakistan’s Mohmand district.

Mohmand is one of several districts that make up Pakistan's tribal belt, where Al-Qaeda and Taliban militants are believed to be hiding.

The Pakistani army has carried out operations against militants in Mohmand in recent years, but has been unable to clear the area.

compiled from agency reports

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