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News from South Asia, Wednesday 5th June 2013

Pakistan: Pakistan Today: A major terrorist attack has been foiled in Faisalabad. “According to details, police chased the suspects when they sped away from a checkpoint in Ghulam Muhammad Abad area. Later, the vehicle was found abandoned on a roadside. The suspects managed to escape from the scene. The police recovered heavy weapons including three […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 21st May 2013

Pakistan: The Record: Militants opened fire on a polio vaccination team in FATA, killing one soldier. “Armed men hiding in a field fired at the health workers as they were travelling through Bajaur tribal district, which borders Afghanistan. A paramilitary soldier who had been guarding the team was killed, and the armed men fled. ‘It […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 17th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Bombs have exploded near two mosque in Malakand in Pakistan’s north-west have killed fifteen people, no one has claimed responsiblity. “Deputy Commissioner of Malakand Amjad Ali confirmed that 15 persons were killed and 100 others injured in the two blasts adding that the number of casualties was expected to increase. An eye witness, […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 14th May 2013

Pakistan: Pakistan Today: Three Frontier Constabulary personnel have been injured when their convoy came under attack. “According to FC officials, the convoy was heading to Turbat after performing their election duties when it came under attack near Dokoop area of Turbat District. The three personnel were rushed to a hospital, officials added. Security forces also […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 3rd May 2013

Pakistan: New York Times: The lead prosecutor in the Bhutto killing and Mumbai attacks has been assassinated. “Assailants opened fire on Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali as he was leaving his home in a suburb of the capital, Islamabad, for a court hearing in which the former military leader, Pervez Musharraf, faces charges in relation to Ms. […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 17th April 2013

Pakistan: BBC: At least seventeen people have been killed with many injured after a suicide bomb attack at a political rally in Peshawar. “The Awami National Party (ANP), which governed the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, had called the political rally ahead of next month’s elections. The Pakistani Taliban, which has repeatedly targeted the ANP, said […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 20th March 2013

Pakistan: NITI: Forty-six Taliban militants were killed in fighting between rival organizations in the Khyber agency. “The terrorists were killed in two suicide attacks which were carried out shortly after fighters of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan occupied the headquarters of the pro-Government Ansar-ul-Islam in Tirah Valley. An Uzbek commander named Abu Islam was among the terrorists killed in […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 7th March 2013

Pakistan: News Tribe: A Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leader has vowed to attack Kashmir after the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. “In a statement released on different jihadist forums on February 24 and obtained by SITE Intelligence group, [Asmatullah] Muawiya said that India would become a major target of terorrist attacks once the US withdraws from the region. […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 6th March 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: A Pakistani-born US citizen in Portland, Oregon has been charged with aiding a suicide bomber in a 2009 attack that killed thirty people and injured 300. “Reaz Qadir Khan, 48, could face life in prison if he is found guilty of the charges of ‘conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.’ He was […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 4th March 2013

Pakistan: BBC: At least forty-five people have been killed in an explosion in Karachi which was detonated outside a Shia mosque. “Police are investigating whether it was a suicide attack. Rescuers have been struggling to reach people trapped under the rubble. Residents have been using car headlights to help the search for survivors, local media […]

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