Pakistan Hotel Bomb Kills Dozens

Suicide attack destroys popular hotel

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    A view of destruction caused by a bomb explosion at hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept 20, 2008. A huge explosion ripped through part of the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120.

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    In this image made from television, the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, is seen following a large explosion late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Initial reports indicated a large vehicle bomb had detonated at the site, killing at least 55 and wounding at least 120. The Marriott in Islamabad is a favorite place for foreigners to stay and gather, and it has previously been targeted by militants.

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    Pakistani police officers carry an injured person after a bomb explosion at a hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan Saturday, Sept 20, 2008. A huge explosion ripped through the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120.

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    Pakistani police officers carry an injured person after bomb explosion at hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept 20, 2008. A huge explosion ripped through the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 120.

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    Pakistani volunteers carry an injured person from Marriot hotel after a bomb explosion in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. Police say at least 55 people have died in a massive explosion that destroyed the luxury Marriott hotel.

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    People carry an injured person after a bomb explosion at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A massive truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, engulfing the building in flames, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120.

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    A view of the devastation caused by an explosion at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A massive truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, engulfing the building in flames, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120.

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    A view of the Marriott Hotel lobby after a bomb explosion in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A massive truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, engulfing the building in flames, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120.

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    People support owner of Marriott hotel Sadaruddin Hashwani as he visits the site of explosion in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A massive truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, engulfing the building in flames, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 120 more.

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    Pakistani security officials collect evidence from the estimated 30 foot deep crater caused by a bomb explosion at Marriott hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan Saturday, Sept 20, 2008. A huge suicide truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and engulfing the building in flames in a sickening reminder of the threat in a country vital to the U.S.-led war on terror.

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    Pakistani women weep over the death of their relative, a victim of suicide bombing, at a local hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A huge suicide truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and engulfing the building in flames in a country vital to the U.S.-led war on terror.

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    Injured victims of a suicide bombing lie on beds after receiving initial treatment at a local hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008. A huge suicide truck bomb devastated the heavily guarded Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Saturday, killing at least 55 people and engulfing the building in flames in a sickening reminder of the threat in a country vital to the U.S.-led war on terror.

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