2010 Lakki Marwat suicide bombing
|Lakki Marwat suicide bombing|
Mitsubishi Pajero mk I.
|Location||Shah Hasan Khel, |
|Date||January 1, 2010|
The 2010 Lakki Marwat suicide bombing occurred on 1 January 2010, in the village of Shah Hasan Khel,
It was thought that the villagers were targeted because they had formed a pro government militia against the
The villagers had formed a 'peace committee' which was holding a meeting in a mosque when the blast occurred. The roof of the mosque caved in but none of the people attending the meeting were seriously injured. More than twenty surrounding houses were destroyed. People became trapped in collapsed buildings. In the darkness, vehicle headlights were used to search for victims. The blast was felt from 11 miles (18 kilometers) away.
By the day after the blast, no group had claimed responsibility for the bombing. According to analysts, this is frequently the case after an attack has killed many civilians. Pakistani security analyst retired Lieutenant General