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Foreign diplomats among Marriott dead

 Foreign diplomats among Marriott dead
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The official number of victims of the Islamabad hotel bombing has risen to 53, with more than 260 injured. The Czech ambassador to Pakistan is among the dead, as are two Americans, and a Vietnamese. A Danish diplomat is presumed dead, and five members of a Saudi airline crew are missing. Intelligence officials in Washington have blamed the Taliban supported by al Qaeda for the bombing.