Paramedics treat the injured after a suicide bombing in Khar, north-west Pakistan
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Pakistan suicide bombing kills dozens in food aid queue

At least 40 people have been killed and another 100 injured after a female suicide bomber attacked a crowd receiving food aid in north-west Pakistan.

People displaced by fighting in the Bajaur region were gathered at a UN food distribution point in the town of Khar when the attack happened.

It came as as Pakistan's military took action against militants in Mohmand, a neighbouring tribal region, killing an estimated 40 rebels.

Aleem Maqbool reports from Islamabad.

  • 25 Dec 2010