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Bomber targets Pakistan church

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 00:38

Sept. 22 - Dozens killed in bomb blast at a church in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. Paul Chapman reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 Police said a suicide bomber rushed towards people as they were leaving church in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. He blew himself up near the gates of the building in a densely populated area close to a market. Local authorities say at least 40 were killed. The victims included a number of children. At least 70 more have been wounded. Christians make up about four per cent of the country's 180 million population. They tend to keep a low profile because of the risk of attack by Islamist militants who often bomb those they view as heretical.

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Bomber targets Pakistan church

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 00:38