northwest pakistan

Bus Blast Kills 15 Government Employees in Northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 16 – A bomb on a bus carrying government employees in the Pakistani city of Peshawar killed 15 people on Wednesday, officials said, and a militant group claimed responsibility, saying it was revenge for death sentences passed against Islamists. The attack took place on a main road after the bus picked up

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Taliban Kill 9 Paramilitary Personnel in Northwest Pakistan

By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Feb 18 – Pakistani Taliban militants on Thursday shot and killed at least nine security forces personnel in two separate attacks in a volatile northwestern region, security and government officials said. Since 2007, the Pakistani Taliban have been waging an insurgency in the area around Mohmand, about 177 km (110

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