Ringing in the holy day Eid al-Adha.
-- SHERPAO, Pakistan -- At least 50 people are dead in Pakistan today after a suicide attacker detonated a bomb packed with ball bearings and nails amid hundreds of holiday worshippers at the home of Pakistan's former interior minister.**********
The bomber was praying in a row of worshippers when he detonated the explosive, provincial police chief Sharif Virk said.
Authorities say at least 100 others were injured in the blast.
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Residents said the bomber parked his car outside one of the two dozen liquor stores in the area and walked away before setting it off, apparently using a timer or remote control.**********
A passing Chevrolet Suburban took the full impact, and its passengers were likely to be among the three dead or the 27 people wounded, according to the Iraqi
LAST WORD: Europe not immune from terror
-- BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Fourteen Muslim extremists were detained Friday on allegations they sought to free an al-Qaida sympathizer imprisoned for planning a terrorist attack on U.S. air base personnel, Belgian authorities said.
Security was heightened across the capital, at airports and subway stations out of precaution, officials said.