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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Three policemen killed in attack in northwest Pakistan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and many others injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest town of Hangu ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Six gunned down in Mexican bar


August 9th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed six people inside a bar in Mexico state, officials said.The victims - two women and four men - were having a celebration Wednesday ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan police check-post attack (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, killing one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed in Pakistan


June 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday when gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, a ... Read more...

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Seven gunned down in Pakistani shop


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least seven people, including two policemen, died Sunday after unidentified masked gunmen opened fire at a shop in Pakistan's Quetta city, officials said.The attack ... Read more...

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Russian official survives murder attempt


May 29th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS) A district administration official in Russia's North Caucasus region was shot at several times by unknown gunmen by he survived the assassination attempt, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan bus attack


May 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified took ... Read more...

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Five killed in Iraq violence


May 24th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 24 (IANS) At least five people have been killed, including three pilgrims, and many injured in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in Iraq, said police.The deadliest attack occurred ... Read more...

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Six Shias shot dead in Pakistan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Six Shia Muslims were shot dead in southwest Pakistan Monday night in a sectarian attack, police said.The motorcycle-borne gunmen opened fire at a shop in Quetta, ... Read more...

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14 gunned down in Karachi


March 31st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 14 people, including a leader of Pashtoon group Awami National Party (ANP) have been shot dead in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, officials ... Read more...

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Shooting at Pakistani news channel office


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Gunmen opened fire at a Geo News office in Karachi and smashed the windows of the news channel's satellite van, a media report said Tuesday.The Geo ... Read more...

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Toddler left on slain father’s body


March 20th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) An 18-month-old boy was left on the body of his father after hired killers gunned down the man Monday in a Puerto Rican town, the ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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Pakistani lawmaker’s wife, daughter killed


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A Pakistani lawmaker's wife, daughter and driver were gunned down in the port city of Karachi, a media report said Tuesday.Gunmen opened fire at their car, ... Read more...

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13 killed in Iraq bomb attacks (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and eight injured in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Iraq Thursday, said police.In northern Iraq, three people were killed ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill eight at Guatemala disco


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when gunmen opened fire at a disco in Villa Nueva, a city in ... Read more...

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Three US nationals gunned down in Mexico


December 25th, 2011 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 25 (IANS) A 39-year-old American woman and her two daughters died when unidentified gunmen opened fire at three buses in Mexico, officials said.The gang of five gunmen ... Read more...

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Journalist Luiz Marina Paz Shot Dead By Motorbike Gunmen


December 7th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Honduran police are hunting for gunmen who shot dead a journalist in the country. The police say 38-year-old Luz Marina Paz and her driver were ... Read more...

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Three killed in firing at marriage function


November 19th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Three people were killed and four injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a rival gang leader who was attending a marriage function here Friday night, ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen attack Iranian bus in eastern Turkey, injuring 8


November 16th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA (BNO NEWS) -- Unidentified gunmen attacked an Iranian bus in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, local media reported on Wednesday. Eight people, including a young child, were injured in the shooting.The attack ... Read more...

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Singer gunned down in Mexico


November 15th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) A singer-songwriter who performed "narcocorridos", ballads that recount the exploits and travails of drug kingpins, was gunned down over the weekend in Culiacan, the capital ... Read more...

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Four gunned down in Pakistan court (Lead)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least four undertrial prisoners were gunned down Saturday at a court in the adjacent garrison town of Rawalpindi, police and eyewitnesses said.Another man was injured ... Read more...

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Chief justice of Pakistani Kashmir attacked


October 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, the chief justice of the Pakistani Kashmir high court, was injured Tuesday when gunmen opened fire at him.Mughal came under attack when he ... Read more...

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12 Shias killed in Pakistan (Lead)


October 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Twelve Shias were killed Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on them after forcing them out of the vehicle they were travelling in southwest Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack Pakistani school van, killing 6


September 13th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a group of gunmen attacked a school van in northwestern Pakistan, local media reported.According to reports, the attack ... Read more...

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Four people shot dead in Pakistan


September 1st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Four people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Pakistan's northwest region Thursday.The attack took place in lower Kurram Thursday when the gunmen ... Read more...

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Two NATO tankers torched in Pakistan


August 28th, 2011 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Two NATO oil tankers were destroyed in a fire in southwest Pakistan after gunmen opened fire at the vehicles, a media report said.The tankers caught fire ... Read more...

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