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Suicide bomber rams school bus in Pakistan, kids hurt

Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:23am EST ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a school bus near an air force base in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing himself and wounding about nine people, including several children, the military said.

"A terrorist targeted a schoolchildren's bus. The driver and the guard who were sitting in the front have been seriously injured," said military spokesman Major-General Waheed Arshad.

"Because of the timely reaction of the driver, the children were saved. Only about six or seven children were injured," he added. "It was outside the Kamra air base. It was specially targeting the schoolchildren's bus."

He said the wounded children had been taken to a nearby hospital. The base is about 45 miles northwest of the capital, Islamabad.

The attack came a day after a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosi

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Added: Dec-10-2007 
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