Suicide-bomb blast rocks Pakistan luxury hotel

"Suicide-bomb blast rocks Pakistan luxury hotel
Gunmen in truck storm past guards; at least 5 dead, dozens wounded

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Suicide attackers in a truck launched an assault Tuesday night on a luxury hotel commonly used by foreigners, firing guns as they stormed past guards and then setting off a huge blast that killed at least five people and wounded dozens more, Pakistani officials said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in the largest city in Pakistan’s restive northwest, but it fit the pattern of recent Taliban attacks the militants said were in retaliation for a military campaign against militants in the Swat Valley region. "…

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