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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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UNICEF seeks $50mn for flood-hit Pakistani kids


October 13th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) The UNICEF Wednesday sought $50.3 million from the international community for children affected by the recent floods in Pakistan.The UNICEF said that 2.7 million children in ... 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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UN appeals for $356 million to help flood-hit Pakistan


September 18th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The United Nations Sunday launched an appeal to raise $356 million under its "Rapid Response Plan 2011" to provide emergency relief to the flood-hit areas in ... Read more...

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Pakistan hotel blast toll rises to 14


August 15th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) The toll in a bomb attack in a hotel in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province rose to 14, a media report said Monday.The two-storey hotel in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan feels tremors as quake hits Tajikistan (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistani cities were shaken Monday morning by the tremors that emanated from an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale, which hit Tajikistan. There were no immediate reports ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan


January 19th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by BNO News
PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked a desert area in southwestern Pakistan on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but few details were immediately available.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at 1.23 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Quake hits Pakistan


January 19th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) A magnitude 7.4 earthquake jolted southwestern Pakistan early Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported on its website.The temblor occurred at around 1.23 a.m. (2023 GMT Tuesday) at ... Read more...

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18 people injured in shootout inside mosque in southwestern Pak


November 17th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Nov 17 (ANI): Eighteen people were wounded in a shootout inside a mosque in southwestern Pakistan's Khuzdar district, according to police.The clash took place following a dispute over which of the ... Read more...

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Coalmine blast kills 14 in Pakistan (Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) Fourteen people were killed and 19 injured Thursday in a powerful explosion at a coalmine in southwestern Pakistan, a media report said. The incident took place in Sorenj area, ... Read more...

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Mine blast kills nine in Pakistan


March 5th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) At least nine workers were killed and 20 others injured Thursday when a blast occurred in a mine in southwestern Pakistan, media reports said. The incident took place in ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills five in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Five people were killed Monday when a suicide blast ripped through an Islamic seminary in southwestern Pakistan, Geo TV reported. At least a dozen people were also injured in ... Read more...

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Senior UN official abducted, driver killed in Pakistan (Lead)


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, Feb 2 (IANS) A senior official of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was kidnapped Monday by some unidentified gunmen in southwestern Pakistan.The police said the kidnappers opened fire on ... Read more...

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Unicef voices concern over fate of Pakistan quake victims


November 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (RIA Novosti) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) expressed concern Saturday over the situation in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province in the aftermath of the Oct 29 earthquake that claimed over ... Read more...

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Pakistan quake toll mounts past 200


October 30th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (Xinhua) The toll in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck southwestern Pakistan Wednesday rose to more than 200, media reported Thursday. The toll is feared to rise further as ... Read more...

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Powerful quake jolts Pakistan, three killed (Lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted southwestern Pakistan early Wednesday, killing three people, Geo TV reported.The epicentre of the quake lay in Chilton Range ... Read more...

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Blast kills two in Pakistan


October 27th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed and four injured in a blast in southwestern Pakistan Monday, according to private TV channel Dawn News.The blast took place near the ... Read more...

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Blast in Pakistan kills three, injures over 25


August 26th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed and more than 25 injured in an explosion in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province Tuesday, a TV channel reported. The remote-controlled blast took ... Read more...

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Four killed in bomb blast in Balochistan


August 6th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 6 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed and three injured in a bomb blast in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province Wednesday, according to state television. The blast occurred at a ... Read more...

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Blast kills one, injures seven in Pakistan


July 4th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 4 (Xinhua) One person was killed and seven others injured in an explosion in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province Friday, Dawn News TV channel reported. Witnesses said a bomb was attached ... Read more...

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Taliban demand release of Dadullah for Pak envoy


February 12th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 12 (ANI): The local Taliban, who claimed to have abducted Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Tariq Azeezuddin, on Tuesday demanded release of their leader Mullah Mansoor Dadullah against the release of ... Read more...

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Mansoor Dadullah being interrogated in Pakistan


February 12th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Feb 12 (ANI): Pakistani investigators on Tuesday were interrogating Taliban commander Mullah Mansoor Dadullah.Dadullah was wounded and arrested in a shootout with security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Monday.A Dawn report ... Read more...

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Lahore attack could lead to a new series of blasts during Muharram: Time


January 11th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Yesterdays suicide attack in Lahore, which occurred on the eve of Muharram month, claiming 25 lives could lead to a new series of such attacks in Pakistan, because ... Read more...

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Three PPP supporters killed in south-west Pakistan


December 8th, 2007 - 9:00 pm ICT by admin
Naseerabad (Pakistan),Dec.8 (ANI):Gunmen opened fire and killed three supporters of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto here on Saturday. The attack took place at the PPP office in the town, which is located in ... Read more...

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