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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, Monday 15th April 2013

Pakistan: Guardian: A bomb planted in a bus has killed at least eight people near Peshawar. “A police official, Fazal Wahid Khan, said seven people were also wounded in Saturday’s bombing on the outskirts of Peshawar. He said the bus was travelling from Peshawar to a nearby town. No one immediately claimed responsibility.” Dawn: At […]

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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, 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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South Asia Tracker 23.11.12

Pakistan: Dawn: Pakistani Interior Minister Remhan Malik is fearful of more attacks in the next few days. “Talking to newsmen on Thursday during a visit to the district headquarters hospital to inquire after the health of people injured in Wednesday night’s suicide attack on a Muharram procession in the Dhoke Syedaan area of Rawalpindi, he […]

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