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Car bomb in Peshawar kills 9 and leaves 20 injured

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Paramedics treat an injured girl, victim of a car bomb blast, at a hospital in Peshawar on Feb. 2. A car bomb tore through a packed market, killing nine people in the sixth attack in the northwestern city of Peshawar in less than a week, officials said.

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A girl is treated by medics at the Lady Reading hospital after suffering injuries from a bomb attack in Peshawar on Feb. 2.

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Locals topple over a burnt out car after a car bomb blast near a market in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Feb. 2. A bomb planted in a car exploded, ripping through a residential area killing 9 people and injuring over 20.

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Residents move a damaged vehicle from the site of a bomb attack in Peshawar on Feb. 2.

A car bomb killed nine people in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Wednesday, the latest in a rash of attacks that are challenging recent police claims of progress against Islamist militants in the region. Full story.