7 slain in Pakistan bombing

From Shaan Khan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) — A suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a military checkpoint on Thursday and killed seven people, police said.

The bomber targeted paramilitary forces and soldiers, senior police official Shaukat Ali Shah said. Four civilians, including two women, were among the dead. Eight others were injured.

There has been no claim of responsibility.

Journalist Zahir Shah Sherazi contributed to this report

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