Tag Archives: Hefazat-e-Islam

News from South Asia, Thursday 30th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: At least seventeen militants have been killed in Kurram tribal region in an operation by Pakistani security forces. “The militants were killed when four insurgent hideouts were destroyed in the action in central Kurram’s Tabay area. Moreover, several militants were also injured, official sources told DawnNews. A military operation has been ongoing in […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 20th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has suggested the establishment of a regional forum to counter IED attacks in the country. “According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public relations (ISPR) Kayani highlighted and elaborated on the menace of IED threats prevailing in the region and recommended an international forum […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 7th May 2013

Pakistan: Al Jazeera: At least 25 people have been killed with dozens wounded following a bombing during an election rally in the Kurram Agency. “A Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) candidate, Munir Orakzai, is thought to have survived the bomb attack, which happened on Monday. A government administrator for the remote region where the explosion took place said […]

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