Suicide attacks

PAKISTAN - Two suicide bombers struck near the heart of the Pakistani military yesterday, killing 24 people and wounding 66, many of them Defence Ministry staff on their way to work in the city of Rawalpindi.

PAKISTAN - Two suicide bombers struck near the heart of the Pakistani military yesterday, killing 24 people and wounding 66, many of them Defence Ministry staff on their way to work in the city of Rawalpindi.

Here is a chronology of the surge of some of the attacks that have killed hundreds of people since a military assault against a Taliban-led movement in an Islamabad mosque killed 102 people in July:

l Aug. 26: Four policemen are killed and two wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Swat valley.

l Sept. 1: A suicide bomber kills three paramilitary soldiers and two civilians in northwest Bajaur.

l Sept. 4: Two suicide bombers kill 24 and wound 66 in Rawalpindi. - Reuters

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