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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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UN chief condemns Pakistan killings


February 29th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an attack in Pakistan in which at least 18 people were killed and eight ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 55 at Shiite shrine in Kabul


December 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 55 people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber targeted a large group of Shiites at a shrine in the Afghan capital of ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack bus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan, killing 13


October 5th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a bus carrying Shiite Muslims workers in southwestern Pakistan, killing thirteen people and wounding seven others, police said.The attack happened in the Akhtarabad ... Read more...

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13 die as gunmen open fire in Pakistan city (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and five injured in a sectarian attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta Saturday morning, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pak police arrests seven for role in Lahore mosque attacks


June 1st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 1 (ANI): Police in Lahore have arrested seven men for their alleged links to Taleban militants who attacked two mosques in the city on Friday, killing 93 people, including a ... Read more...

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41 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Third Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Two suicide bombings at a refugee camp in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Saturday killed at least 41 people and injured 64, police said. The attacks in the Kacha ... Read more...

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38 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Two suicide bombings at a refugee camp killed at least 38 people and injured 45 others Saturday in north west Pakistan, police said. The attacks occurred in the ... Read more...

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Calm returns to Egyptian town after riots (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 13 (DPA) The northern Egyptian town of Marsa Matruh was quiet Saturday, following violent clashes between Muslims and Christians that left 30 people injured the night before, police said. The clashes, ... Read more...

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30 hurt in Muslim-Christian clashes in Egypt


March 13th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 13 (DPA) Thirty people were injured when clashes broke out between Christians and Muslims in a rural area in northern Egypt, media reports said. Fighting erupted late Friday in the north-western ... Read more...

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Senior cleric, three others killed in Pakistan attack


March 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (DPA) Four people, including a senior Muslim cleric, were killed in a drive-by shooting in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police said Friday. Mufti Saeed Ahmed Jalalpuri, the senior ... Read more...

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25 worshippers, 30 Taliban militants killed in two separate incidents in Pak


September 11th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 11 (ANI): In a fresh spate of killings in Pakistan , at least 25 civilians were killed and 50 injured in a grenade-and-gun attack in a mosque in ... Read more...

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Sectarian violence kills five in Pakistan


May 26th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) Four Shia Muslims were gunned down in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Monday, the police said. The victims, all belonging to the same family, ... Read more...

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