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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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Rehman Malik thanks Taliban for not attacking Shias


December 7th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for not attacking Shia Muslims during their religious rituals Tuesday."I am thankful to the Taliban who ... Read more...

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Attempt to kill Zardari foiled: reports


June 5th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) An attempt to kill Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been foiled after eight alleged plotters were nabbed from different parts of the country, Xinhua reported.Four ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing toll in Pakistan rises to 36


May 27th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) The toll in the suicide car bomb attack in Pakistan's northwest city of Hangu has risen to 36, a media report said Friday.The News reported ... Read more...

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At least 16 killed in northern Pakistan bomb blast


May 26th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by BNO News
HANGU, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 16 people were killed after a powerful bomb blast rocked a District Police Officer (DPO) station in northern Pakistan, officials said Thursday.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Five killed in suicide blast in Pakistan


March 24th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) At least five policemen were killed and 25 people injured in a suicide blast that targeted a police station in Pakistan's Hangu town early Thursday, a ... Read more...

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Six policemen wounded in militant attack on police van in Hangu


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 23(ANI): At least six police officials, including a Station House Officer (SHO), were wounded in a militant attack on a police van in Hangu district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in clash with security forces in northwest Pakistan


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 15(ANI): At least six militants were killed in a clash with security forces in northwestern Pakistan's Hangu district on Tuesday.The clash occurred when militants attacked a security forces' check ... Read more...

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Seven killed in bus attack in northwest Pak


March 13th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 13(ANI): Seven people were killed and seven others wounded when unidentified assailants opened fire on a passenger bus in the northwest Pakistani district of Hangu on Sunday.The bus was travelling ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 30 injured in suicide bomb attack on police van in northwest Pak


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 3(ANI): At least nine people, including three police officials, were killed and thirty others were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a police van in the northwest Pakistan town ... Read more...

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Pak people must make united effort to weed out terrorism from country: Altaf Hussain


January 18th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has condemned the passenger van bomb blast in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hangu district, in which 18 people were killed.He said the merciless attack ... Read more...

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18 killed in passenger van bomb blast in Pak’s KP province


January 17th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kohat, Jan 17(ANI): At least 18 people have been killed in a bomb attack on a passenger van in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.The ill-fated van was coming from Hangu on Monday when the ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan blast


January 17th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Ten bus passengers were killed Monday in a massive explosion triggered by a suicide bomber in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The blast tore through the bus on Hangu Road ... Read more...

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Militants kill female constable, five family members in Pak’s KP province


January 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Jan 14(ANI): In a gruesome terror attack, militants shot dead a female constable and her five family members in Pakistan's militancy-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday.According to police, armed ... Read more...

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Pakistani cop moves court to reclaim ransom paid to Taliban


December 29th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) A policeman has moved the Peshawar High Court against the police department to get back Rs.500,000 that his family paid to the Taliban for his release from ... Read more...

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Pak security forces foil terror plan in Hangu, recover explosive-laden vehicle


December 25th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan's security forces have thwarted a terror attack plot and recovered an explosive-laden vehicle during a search operation in Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.The vehicle was recovered after an ... Read more...

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Six suicide bombers arrested in Pakistan


December 16th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Six suspected suicide bombers have been arrested from two places in Pakistan and a huge cache or arms, including suicide jackets, recovered from them, ahead of ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 20 at Shia trust-run hospital in Hangu


December 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Dec 11(ANI): Twenty people, including two women and three policemen, were killed and sixteen others injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a hospital in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.Sources ... Read more...

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640 Pakistanis died in 37 suicide attacks this year


November 29th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 640 people were killed and 1,800 hurt in 37 suicide bombings across Pakistan this year, said a government report.The report compiled by the Counter-Terrorism Wing of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for mosque attack


November 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS/AKI) Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in northwest Pakistan in which over 60 people were killed, saying their target was ... Read more...

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36 suspected militants killed in Pakistan


July 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Jul 19 (ANI): Pakistan security forces have reportedly killed 36 militants when fighter jets pounded suspected militants positions in Orakzai and Kurram Agency.The security forces targeted militants hideouts in Zarondklay, Ganditaal, ... Read more...

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18 killed in militant attack in Pakistan


July 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 17 (DPA) Eighteen Shiite Muslims were killed and four injured Saturday when Sunni militants opened fire on a vehicle convoy escorted by security forces in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Pakistan relief camp


April 18th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The UN Saturday strongly condemned the twin suicide blasts at a relief camp in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), killing at least 41 people. The blasts took place ... Read more...

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Four to ten killed in Hangu suicide attack


March 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.5 (ANI): Between four to ten persons were reportedly killed and several others injured in a suicide attack in North West Frontier Province's (NWFP) Hangu District on Friday.According to Geo News, ... Read more...

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US not openly admitting to Mehsud’s killing to avoid confirmation of longstanding Pak claims


March 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 1 (ANI): While top Pakistani and US sources have confirmed that Pak-Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud and Qari Hussain have been killed in US drone attacks, US official are refraining ... Read more...

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Barbaric Taliban justice: Court amputates hands of five ‘thieves’ in Orakzai


February 20th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.20 (ANI): In yet another display of its barbarism, a Taliban court in the restive Orakzai agency amputated hands of five people who were charged with theft.According to The Daily ... Read more...

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Pakistan military prepares to launch offensive in Orakzai Agency


January 13th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 13 (ANI): In an apparent preparation to launch a military offensive against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the Pakistani military has closed all routes to the Orakzai Agency.According to the ... Read more...

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October 2009: bloodiest month in Pak’s recent history


November 5th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov.5 (ANI): Pakistan witnessed some of the most deadly and brazen terror attacks in the month of Octobe,r with over 300 people being killed are scores others receiving grievous injuries.Year 2009's ... Read more...

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Taliban raising funds to defeat Pak military in South Waziristan offensive


October 19th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kohat (Pakistan), Oct. 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Taliban has launched a fund-raising campaign in many parts of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in order to fuel their fight against the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Kohat blast death toll pegged at 33, 56 injured


September 18th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sep.18 (ANI): The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast that tore through a bazaar and gutted shops in Ustarzai, a small mainly Shia northwest town which lies between ... Read more...

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Sikhs, Hindus protest outside Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi


May 20th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Scores of Sikhs and Hindus took to streets and staged a protest outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi against the excesses of Taliban in ... Read more...

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Modi calls Manmohan Singh “weak”, yet again


May 3rd, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May. 3 (ANI): BJP leader Narendra Modi on Sunday reiterated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a weak leader, and the office he is holding has been lowered."When we ... Read more...

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India conveys its concern to Pak about Taliban targeting Sikhs in FATA


May 1st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs has conveyed its concern to Islamabad about the treatment and safety of minorities in Pakistan, after reports of Sikhs being expelled ... Read more...

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Taliban expel 50 Sikh families from FATA for not paying Jazia


May 1st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore,May 1 (ANI): The Taliban has expelled at least 50 Sikh families from the Orakzai Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) after they failed to pay 'Jazia'.The Taliban had ... Read more...

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Taliban demolishes Sikh properties in FATA for failure to pay ‘protection fees’


April 30th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.30 (ANI): The Taliban has demolished at least11 houses belonging to the Sikh community in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) after they refused to pay ... Read more...

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