May 13, 2011
The Associated Press . Pakistan soldiers are on alert at the site of a bombing in Shabqadar near Peshawar on Friday. A pair of suicide bombers attacked recruits leaving a paramilitary training center, killing 80 people in the first retaliation for the killing of Osama bin Laden by American commandos. The Taliban claimed responsibility, blaming the Pakistani military for failing to stop the U.S. raid.
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ISLAMABAD -- A double Taliban suicide attack Friday that killed 66 paramilitary police recruits represented the deadliest terrorist strike in Pakistan since the killing of Osama bin Laden. It sent a strong signal that militants mean to fight on and to try to avenge the al-Qaida leader.