Tag Archives: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi

News from South Asia, Tuesday 28th May 2013

Pakistan: BBC: A Shia lawyer and his two sons were killed in a sectarian attack in Karachi. “In the Karachi incident, police said that lawyer, Kauser Saqlain, was taking two sons aged 12 and 15 to school in the morning when gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on his car. An extremist Sunni militant group, […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 6th May 2013

Pakistan: Jagran Post: Four people have been killed in Karachi in an attack on a political candidate. “A convoy of an independent candidate came under attack in Sibi, killing 4 people. Seven people were injured when militants attacked the offices of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and National Party in other parts of the Balochistan province. […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 24th April 2013

Pakistan: Reuters: A prominent leader of Pakistan’s ethnic Hazara minority narrowly escaped a suicide attack that killed six people on Tuesday, underscoring the growing threat militants pose to secular politicians in the run-up to next month’s general elections. “The blast in Quetta was the worst attack since a series of bombings in the city at […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 27th March 2013

Pakistan: The Tribune: Pakistani intelligence agencies have claimed that Pakistan has lost 49,000 lives due to terrorism since September 11, 2001. “More than 24,000 people – both civilians and troops – were killed in terrorist attacks during the period between 2001 and 2008. The last five years have proved costlier, in human terms. Another 25,000-plus […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 1st March 2013

Pakistan: The News International: Banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi are involved in 80% of terror acts in Pakistan, according to Home Minister Rehman Malik. “Speaking to media before leaving for London here Friday, the minister said all the information pertaining to LJ had been provided to the Punjab government. He appreciated convening APC and said that a […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 28th February 2013

Pakistan: NDTV: Four schools in Pakistan’s tribal areas have been bombed, with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan as the prime suspect. “No one was injured in the pre-dawn blasts in Mohmand tribal district, where officials said Taliban attacks have now destroyed more than 100 schools. ‘Militants from TTM (Tehreek-e-Taliban Mohmand) blew up the buildings of four schools […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 27th February 2013

Pakistan: CNN: A police officer guarding polio workers in northern Pakistan has been killed. “Two women administering the shots entered a house on the outskirts of Mardan when two assailants on a motorbike opened fire of them, according to Danishwar Khan, a local police official. The women were not injured. Attacks like these have become […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 25th February 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: At least four people have been killed in separate incidents of violence in Karachi. “A woman died in a gunfiring incident in Machar colony near the Docks area of Karachi. The body of a man was found in a nullah in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi area. Another person died of gunshot wounds in Kharadar […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 22nd February 2013

Pakistan: The Independent: Members of the ‘Birmingham terror cell’ describe their experiences at terror training camps in Pakistan. “The two Irfans spoke of how they cowered for hours in 45 Celsius heat to avoid being attacked by drone missiles in a graphic description of life in terror camps in the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan. […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 18th February 2013

Pakistan: CNN: An explosive device on Saturday has killed eighty-three people near Quetta, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi has claimed responsiblity. “The explosion targeted Shiite Muslims in Hazara, on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, authorities said. Police now say a suicide bomber, driving an explosive-laden water tanker, rammed the vehicle into buildings at the crowded marketplace. […]

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