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Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two key commanders of the Pakistani Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported Sunday.The clashes took ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill two in Syrian capital


August 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 26 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups fired multiple mortar shells in Damascus Sunday, killing two people and injuring others, Xinhua reported, citing pro-government media.The mortar shells were fired ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani kids die as explosives go off at home


July 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Explosives stored at a home in Balochistan province went off, killing three chidren and a man.The incident took place in Chaman town Thursday.Ten people, mostly ... Read more...

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Afghan forces attack Pak check post in South Waziristan


April 27th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 27(ANI): The Afghan National Army launched an unprovoked attack on a Pakistan Army check post at Angoor Adda in South Waziristan on Wednesday.According to reports, the Afghan National Army breached ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Gaza into Israel despite announced ceasefire


April 16th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
ASHKELON, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) -- Two rockers on Friday were launched from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel despite the announced ceasefire, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) informed.The rocket attacks were launched into ... Read more...

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Israeli strike kills two in Gaza, Israel deploys anti-missile system


March 27th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli warplanes on Sunday raided Jabalya refugee camp, north of Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding a man critically, Palestine News and Info Agency WAFA reported.Medical sources announced ... Read more...

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Heroic rescue act in Iraq begets award for Goan


March 27th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) Antonio Po knows a thing or two about gambling. So when the 36-year-old former offshore casino deckhand rushed into a wall of acrid smoke and ... Read more...

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100 WW II bombs washed up on UK beach due to Super Moon phenomenon


March 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): The unusual proximity of the moon to earth or, the Super Moon phenomenon that took place earlier this month, is being cited as the key reason for the ... Read more...

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Pak soldier killed in border clash with Afghan troops


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 3(ANI): A Pakistani soldier was killed and three others wounded in a clash with Afghan forces on the Pak-Afghan border, Pakistani officials said.The clash took place in the Ghulam ... Read more...

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Seven mortar shells fired from Gaza Strip into Israel


December 21st, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Seven mortar shells were fired into southern Israel on Monday morning, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said, but there were no reports of injuries.The IDF said the ... Read more...

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Militants linked to al Qaeda fire mortar rounds at Israel


November 21st, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A militant group linked to al Qaeda on Saturday claimed that it has fired three mortars at a Israeli-controlled crossing in southern Gaza."The shelling is a response ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire rockets at six Indian posts (Night Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells at six Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, leading to an exchange of fire at the Line of ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at six Indian posts (Second Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells at six Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, officials said and added that Indian troops retaliated, leading to ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire rockets at Indian posts (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells at Indian border posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, officials said and added that Indian troops retaliated, leading to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka arrests five suspected Tamil rebel accomplices


October 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Oct. 24 (ANI): Sri Lankan police on Sunday revealed the arrest of five suspected accomplices of the former Tamil Tiger rebels.Police spokesman and superintendent Prishantha Jayakodi told reporters here that three ... Read more...

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Gunfight outside Srinagar ends, two militants killed (Third Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The over 10-hour-long gunfight between three guerrillas of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) outfit and security forces in a village on the outskirts of Srinagar ended Thursday evening with two militants ... Read more...

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Indian Army lodges protest over LoC firing (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Army has lodged a strong protest with the Pakistani Army over the latter's latest bout of unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army rockets Indian posts in Kashmir: army


September 29th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistani Army fired mortar shells at five Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate, military sources ... Read more...

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Pakistan violate ceasefire again, fire at Indian posts in Poonch


September 29th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Sep 29 (ANI): In yet another violation of the ceasefire along the Line of Control, Pakistani troops opened fire at various Indian forward posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired mortar shells at two Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in an attempt to provide cover fire to a group of infiltrators, army ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire mortars at Indian posts


September 19th, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired mortar shells at the Indian posts in Jhalas sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district as they attempted to provide a cover fire to a ... Read more...

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Israeli planes strike Gaza


September 16th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 16 (DPA) Israeli F16 jets carried out early Thursday five successive airstrikes on several targets in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in response to earlier projectile attacks on southern Israel, witnesses ... Read more...

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Three Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip


September 13th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 12 (DPA) Three Palestinians were killed and two injured Sunday during Israeli artillery shelling in the Gaza Strip, medical sources at the Beit Hanoun hospital said. The artillery shelling in ... Read more...

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Taliban receive Australian weapons: Report


August 1st, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) Australian weapons and equipment have been found among Taliban stockpiles in Afghanistan, raising concerns that Afghan troops trained by the foreign soldiers may have been stealing military ... Read more...

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Some 17 injured after Israel strikes suspected terror tunnels in the Gaza Strip


May 26th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 17 people were injured on early Wednesday when the Israel Air Force struck a suspected terror tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip and a suspected terror ... Read more...

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One Indian soldier injured in six-hour firing on LOC (Third Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian soldier was injured Sunday when Pakistani troops fired mortars on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an official ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire mortars on LoC, one Indian soldier hurt (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) One Indian soldier was injured Sunday when Pakistani troops fired mortars on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati in Mendhar area of Jammu ... Read more...

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Exploding army shells kill three boys


March 11th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) Three children whose bodies were found near an army firing range in Himachal Pradesh died when three mortar shells they picked up exploded, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Abandoned ammunition explodes, kills three children (Lead)


March 10th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) Three children were killed when abandoned ammunition exploded near an army firing range in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, police said Wednesday. The children were trying to remove scrap ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda men arrested in Iraq


March 9th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), March 9 (DPA) Five suspected Al Qaeda members were arrested Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a police source said. "Three of the suspects admitted to firing mortar shells ... Read more...

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Four dead, 11 injured in Baghdad as voting gets underway (Lead)


March 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 7 (DPA) Four people were killed and 11 injured Sunday in two blasts in Baghdad, as Iraqis headed to the polls amid heavy security to cast their votes in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani officials recover rocket launchers, mortar shells after blast


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Dozens of rocket launchers and mortar shells were recovered Tuesday from Mingora in northwest Pakistan, a day after a powerful blast killed 10 people in the city, a ... Read more...

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Police arrest three rebels, recover huge cache of arms in Imphal


February 19th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 19(ANI): Manipur Police has arrested three rebels and recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives in Imphal, a top police official said on Friday.Police recovered a huge cache ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire into Indian territory in Jammu


February 14th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells into Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district for over two hours Saturday evening, army officers said. A spokesman of the Indian Army's 16 ... Read more...

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Huge cache of arms and ammunition seized in Kashmir


January 24th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Baramula (J-K), Jan.24 (ANI): Two days ahead of the country's Republic Day, the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir police seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a joint ... Read more...

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