Bomb kills 8, wounds 21 in Pakistan

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  • The bomb is planted outside a store
  • There has been no claim of responsibility
  • The attack occurs in Pakistan's restive tribal region

A blast in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan killed eight and injured at least 21 Thursday, according to a government spokesman.

A roadside bomb detonated in a village market of the volatile Bajaur Agency, said Akbar Khan, a government administrative official. It had been planted outside a store.

Bajaur is one of seven semi-autonomous tribal districts in northwest Pakistan.

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