Archive for the ‘Terrorism’ Category


September 20, 2008

Sept 20   55 DEAD Marriott Hotel in Islamabad truck bomb attack.
A car bomb detonated in the heart of Islamabad, killing at least 34 people, and
shattering windows 2 miles away.  200 people were injured.  The blast caused a
natural gas leak that set the top floor of the Marriott Hotel on fire. The blaze quickly
engulfed the entire structure. At least 3 floors of the hotel are on fire, and a room
on the top floor is engulfed in flames. The location of the blast is believed to be
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