Tag Archives: Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

News from South Asia, Monday 3rd June 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: Two soldiers have been wounded in an IED attack in North Waziristan. “Official sources told Dawn.com that a security forces’ vehicle was targeted with an IED near the Esha check post, which damaged the vehicle and injured two soldiers.” Comment: Imran Awan writing for the Guardian: US drone strikes are ‘further radicalising Pakistan‘. […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 15th May 2013

Pakistan: The News: The May 12 suicide bombing which killed ten people and injured over 75 was carried out by an al-Qaeda-linked Uzbek suicide bomber. “According to well-informed officials in the law enforcement agencies, the Waziristan-based Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has claimed responsibility for the May 12 suicide bombing that targeted the convoy of […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 15th March 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: An explosion has killed three people and injured five in Karachi. “Initial reports suggest the blast took place near Rangers’ headquarters in Quaidabad adjacent to Muzafarabad Colony killing at least three and injuring five people. Police and other security agencies are reaching the site. Nature of the explosion is yet to be ascertained. […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 6th February 2013

Pakistan: The News: The US has warned Pakistan against signing a peace deal with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. “Washington maintains that the TTP’s latest offer of dialogue was in fact motivated by the fugitive Ameer of Afghan Taliban Mullah Mohammad Omar, primarily to secure greater physical cooperation of the Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan where the fighting […]

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