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Suicide bomber kills teenager in Pakistan: Officials

Published on Jan 6, 2014 1:59 PM

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government school in north-west Pakistan on Monday, killing a teenage boy, officials said.

The incident happened in the Shiite-dominated Ibrahimzai area of Hangu district and has not yet been claimed by any group.

"A suicide bomber blew himself up near the main gate of a government boys school, killing a young student aged 14," district police chief Iftikhar Ahmad told AFP.

He said the boy sustained serious injuries and was rushed to hospital where he died. A local intelligence official also confirmed the incident.

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