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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Suicide bombing kills dozens at Pakistan border crossing

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lahore At least 45 die as blast rips through crowds at ceremony near border crossing with India Dozens killed in suicide bombing A suicide bomber killed at least 45 people yesterday at the main Pakistan-India border crossing, the blast tearing through crowds of spectators leaving after the colourful daily ceremony to close the frontier. The blast at Wagah ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Upswing of violence in Pakistan as wave of militant attacks claim 27

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:18pm by AFP

    ... soldiers and 15 militants were killed in a gunfight after insurgents attacked a checkpoint of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) in Orakzai, one of seven restive semi-autonomous tribal regions on the Afghan border. “More than 50 militants attacked the checkpoint. Two soldiers embraced harada [martyrdom] while 15 terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire,” a senior security official said. ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Militants kill 8 security personnel in northwest Pakistan

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:12pm by Associated Press in Peshawar

    ... Associated Press in Peshawar Pakistan army soliders take part in an offensive against militants in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province A group of militants attacked a security checkpoint ... administrator, Iqbal Khan, said the attack happened in Jamrud, a main town in the Khyber tribal region bordering Afghanistan. Security forces quickly retaliated and killed at least four assailants, he ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Death toll rises to nine after Pakistan intelligence agency attack

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 04:51pm by AFP

    ... suicide attackers fired at soldiers while driving a truck bomb past security checkpoints in an attempt to approach the local office of the ISI. Police are often the softest targets in the Taliban-led insurgency, which is concentrated in the northwest along the Afghan border. Thursday’s attack on the police commander in Peshawar was carried out by people laying in wait on motorbikes, ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan attack on militant chief Nabi Hanfi leaves 15 dead

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 05:06pm by AP

    ... province on Wednesday but far from the earthquake zone, a bomb went off at the Pakistan-Afghan border, killing six people and wounding 11 others, said Pakistani security officials. The attacks ... relief supplies in the same area and a checkpoint established as part of the effort, said Pakistani military officials. No one was hurt in those attacks, they said, speaking on condition ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Suicide bomber kills nine at Pakistan political rally

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 10:11am by Associated Press

    ... security checkpoints.” Ten Taliban militants attacked the military area of an international airport in Peshawar with rockets and car bombs a week ago, killing four people and wounding over 40 ... in Baluchistan province, he said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack, but hundreds of Pakistanis and Afghans are captured by Iranian border guards every year for illegally trying ...



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