Suicide Bomber Kills 5 at Pakistan UN Office

Terrorist infiltrated World Food Program headquarters
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 5, 2009 6:56 AM CDT
Hospital employees carry the body of a woman killed in a suicide attack in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009.   (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)
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(Newser) – A suicide bomber disguised as a security officer infiltrated UN offices in the Pakistani capital today, killing five people and leaving several others critically injured. Witnesses said the blast at the UN World Food Program, in one of Islamabad's more exclusive neighborhoods, shattered windows and left victims lying in pools of their own blood. The organization, which helps Pakistanis displaced in fighting against al-Qaeda and the Taliban, is closing its offices temporarily.