Bomber Hits Pakistan Navy HQ
Security officer killed, 2 guards and 2 civilians wounded
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2009 4:24 AM CST
Pakistani military personnel stand guard at the site of a suicide bombing at the entrance of Pakistan's navy headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009.   (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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(Newser) – In the latest attack on Pakistani security forces, a suicide bomber blew himself up today at the entrance to naval headquarters in the northern city of Islamabad, killing a security officer and critically wounding two other guards. Two civilians were also hurt in the attack, one of them a 6-year-old boy, the BBC reports. The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for similar attacks in recent months.