Suicide Bombers Hit Pakistani Refugees

The AP is reporting a craven attack by two “burqa-clad” suicide bombers on a group of refugees who had fled the fighting in Northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border. The refugees were lined up to register for relief supplies, including food. So far, 41 are reported dead.

The registration point, located in Kohat, which is “essentially a small building in a dusty field,” was used by the local administration as well as agencies like the World Food Program.  The UN announced that it will have to temporarily suspend its relief work in the area.  The refugees were among 200,000 to flee Orakzai just to the north.