Militants bomb CD shops in northwest PakistanNovember 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Unidentified militants bombed and burnt down over a dozen stores selling music CDs in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, saying they were conducting “un-Islamic business”, officials said.
Two CD shops were destroyed and three partially damaged Friday night after an explosive device ripped through a market in Yar Hussain area in Swabi town of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Dawn News reported Saturday.
In Miranshah of North Waziristan, unidentified miscreants torched at least 12 CD shops in the main market area late Friday night.
There was, however, no loss of life in both the incidents.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Owners of the shops in Miranshah said they had received threats from miscreants, who ordered them to close the “un-Islamic business”.
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