20 Aug 2008

Suicide bomber kills 25 in Pakistani hospital

6:12 am on 20 August 2008

At least 25 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a hospital in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province.

The attack happened at midday on Tuesday as Shia Muslims gathered at the hospital in Dera Ismail Khan district to mourn a local leader who had been shot dead.

There was also more fighting between in the Bajaur district on the Afghan border.