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Deadliest attacks in Pakistan

Following is the list of terror attacks to hit the country since July 2007

July 2007: around 100 people die when troops take control of the Lal Masjid, ending an occupation by terrorist in the capital Islamabad. Over the next two weeks related attacks around the country take the toll to over 200.

October 2007: Bomb attack targeting two time former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kill at least 139 people in Karachi, just hour after she returns to Pakistan for the first time in the eight years. She survives unhurt but is killed along with around 20 of her followers in a second attack two months later.

September 2008: a huge truck bomb devastated the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Killing 60 people and injuring over 250.

October 9, 2009: at least 52 people die when a suicide bomber blows up his car in a market in Peshawar

October 28, 2009: also in Peshawar, a massive car bomb destroys a market crowded with women and children around 82 people die.

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