Tag Archives: Bannu

News from South Asia, Friday 31st May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Explosions in the Bannu district have killed one security official and injured three others. “Official sources told Dawn.com that the blasts killed one security official and injured three others in Bannu’s Janikhel area. The wounded were subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital.” Guardian: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have appointed a new deputy, Khan Said, […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 13th March 2013

Pakistan: The Washington Post: A suicide bomber targeting a police van in northwestern Pakistan has killed two people. “A suicide bomber blew himself up near a police van in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least two people, police said. Local police official Zaheer Khan said 10 people were also wounded in the attack in […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 14th February 2013

Pakistan: Miami Herald: A roadside bomb has killed seven members of an anti-Taliban militia in Orakzai Agency. “…the men were on their way to a meeting to discuss strategy to counter the Pakistani Taliban. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban have killed many such militiamen in the past. Earlier on […]

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South Asia Tracker 10.12.12

Pakistan: New York Times: Suicide bombers have attacked a police station near Bannu, killing at least eight people, three of whom were policemen. “Two militants detonated their suicide vests during a battle with the police at the station near Bannu, on the edge of the tribal belt, while a third attacker escaped. Bannu’s proximity to North Waziristan, […]

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South Asia Tracker 04.12.12

Pakistan: AFP: A vehicle-borne suicide bomber self-detonated outside a police station in Bannu, wounding six people. “‘Four policemen and two civilians were wounded after a suicide bomber blew up his car at the checkpoint,’ senior police official Nisar Ahmad Tanoli told AFP. The blast damaged the outer wall of the police station and two houses […]

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