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Car bomb in crowded market kills 17 in Pakistan

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A Pakistani man walks past a burning vehicle after a blast in the Pakistani tribal area of Khyber on Dec. 17.

AP reports: A car bomb exploded in a crowded market in Pakistan's troubled northwest tribal region near the Afghan border Monday, killing 17 people and wounding more than 40 others, officials said. The bomb went off near the women's waiting area of a bus stop close to the office of one of the Khyber tribal area's top political officials, said Hidayat Khan, a local government official. It was unclear if the office was the target, he added. Full Story

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A wounded man receives treatment at a local hospital after being injured in a bomb blast in the Pakistani tribal area of Khyber on Dec. 17.

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