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At least 3 militants killed before Peshawar blast, UN officials among wounded

ISLAMABAD, June 9 (KUNA) -- At least three militants were gunned down by security cordon officers before car-bomb exploded in a hotel in Peshawar on Tuesday, police sources told KUNA.
They said more than 10 militants attacked the security forces on duty and used small and heavy arms. There were reports that the militants also fired two mortar shells at the hotel.
Sources said that about five of the wounded foreigners were United Nations officials. The UN did not comment yet.
The sources said several of over 40 wounded people were in critical condition and feared rise in the death toll. (pick up previous) amn.bs KUNA 092034 Jun 09NNNN