Suicide bomber strikes at Pindi Mall, kills army surgeon-general
By Mohammad Asghar, Dawn, February 26, 2008
RAWALPINDI, Feb 25: A suicide bomber blew up an army staff car on The Mall here on Monday, killing the army’s surgeon-general, his guard, driver and three pedestrians.
Lt-Gen Mushtaq Baig, surgeon-general and director general of the army’s Medical Services, was the most senior army officer killed by the militants so far. It was also the first terrorist attack in Rawalpindi after the general election.
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Four NGO workers die in attack on office
By Nisar Ahmad Khan, Dawn, Feb 26, 2008
MANSEHRA, Feb 25: Four staff members of a non-government organisation were killed and eight others were seriously injured when armed men attacked its office here with hand- grenades on Monday. The attack set the building ablaze and rescuers retrieved four charred bodies, one of a woman, from the debris.
Police and witnesses said six armed men entered the three-storey building of Plan International and opened fire on the staff. They hurled six hand-grenades.