무기 공장에서 자살 폭탄 테러가 발생해 적어도 60명이 숨지고
70명 이상이 다쳤습니다.
당국은 두 명의 자살 테러범들이 공장 일꾼들의 퇴근시간에 맞춰 동시에 폭탄을 터뜨렸다고 밝혔습니다. 사건이 발생한 공장은 파키스탄의 수도 이슬라마바드에서 서쪽으로
35킬로미터 떨어진 와 시에 있습니다.
무장세력 탈레반은 바자우르 부족지역에 대한 공습에 보복하기 위해 이번 테러공격을 저질렀다고 밝혔습니다.
Police in Pakistan say two suicide bombers have killed at least 45 people
outside the nation's main weapons complex. At least 70 others were wounded in
Authorities say the attackers blew themselves up simultaneously outside the
facility today (Thursday), as workers headed home at the end of their
shifts. The heavily guarded arms complex is located in the town of Wah, about
35 kilometers west of the capital, Islamabad.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, with a spokesman,
Maulvi Omar, telling reporters the attack was revenge for military air strikes
in the tribal region of Bajaur. Omar said these attacks will continue unless the
military halts its operations.
Security forces in Pakistan have been engaged in a growing battle with Taliban
and al-Qaida-linked militants in Bajaur along Pakistan's border with
Afghanistan. More than 500 militants and 22 soldiers have been killed in the
offensive, with thousands of people displaced by the violence.