Suicide Bomber in Pakistan Kills 10, Injures 28
Suspected Taliban militants target mosque inside police station
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 18, 2009 8:07 AM CST
A person critically injured by a suicide bombing arrives at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday.   (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

(Newser) – A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives near a mosque inside a police compound in northwestern Pakistan today, killing 10 people and injuring 28 in the latest attack by suspected Taliban militants. Most of the victims were police leaving the mosque after Friday prayers. Elsewhere, a suspected US drone fired three missiles at a house in North Waziristan, killing three militants and injuring two others. It was the third such strike in North Waziristan in the past 24 hours.