April 2007 Charsadda bombing

On 28 April 2007, at least 28 people were killed and about 52 others wounded in a suicide bombing at a political rally in Charsadda, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan.[1][2] The injured included Interior Minister Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao. Shortly before the bomber detonated his explosive belt, security guards stopped him from getting closer to Sherpao,[1] whom he was three metres (10 feet) away from at the time of the explosion.[2]

April 2007 Charsadda bombing
Part of Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
LocationCharsadda, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Date28 April 2007
Attack type
Suicide bombing
WeaponsExplosive belt
Deaths28
Injured52

Charsadda later suffered major insurgent attacks in December 2007, February 2008, May 2011, January 2016 and February 2017.

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  1. ^ a b "Bomb kills 22 at Pakistani rally". BBC News. 28 April 2007.
  2. ^ a b Death toll rises in Pakistan suicide bombing