EDIT Hotel suicide bomb kills at least 11, PM reax, hotel interior
Six held over alleged attack plot, hotel, security
Eleven dead as suicide bomb rips through Pakistan luxury hotel
Pakistan: attack on luxury Peshawar hotel
The Pearl Continental hotel bombing occurred on 9 June 2009 in Peshawar, Pakistan, in which 17 people were killed and at least 46 people injured. The blast occurred at the five-star Pearl Continental hotel in the city. The force of the explosion caused the hotel to partially collapse. Gunman also attacked the hotel, firing several shots at survivors. The United States had planned to purchase this hotel to convert it to a consulate.