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Explosions near U.S. consulate in Peshawar kill at least 6

“A terrorist attack near the U.S. consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan killed two consulate security guards and at least four others Monday, authorities said.

The two consulate employees who died were Pakistani, the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad said, and ‘a number of others were seriously wounded.’

At least six people were killed in all, a government official said.

The coordinated attack involved a vehicle suicide bomb and attackers who tried to enter the consulate by using grenades and weapons fire, the U.S. Embassy said in a statement.

The blasts in the capital of the North West Frontier Province came hours after a suicide attack killed at least 30 people and wounded 50 others in another part of the province.”

(Source: Explosions near U.S. consulate in Peshawar kill at least 6 – CNN.com.)

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