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Pakistani Taliban Claim Responsibility for Karachi Military Killings

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, July 27 – A Pakistani Taliban faction has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s killing of two military officers in the southern city of Karachi, a spokesman for the Islamist group said. The killings were the latest attacks in the busy port city of 20 million people, where paramilitary forces have been cracking

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Pakistanis Hunt for Militants Behind Lahore Blast That Killed At Least 70

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan, March 28 – Pakistani authorities hunted on Monday for breakaway Taliban militants who once declared loyalty to Daesh after the group claimed responsibility for an Easter suicide bomb targeting Christians, that killed at least 70 people. The attack on Sunday evening in a busy park in the eastern city of Lahore,

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Suicide Bomber Kills at Least Eight at Pakistan Court

By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 7 – A suicide attack at a court compound killed at least eight people in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in areas around the volatile Mohmand tribal area. Senior police official Sohail Khalid told Reuters that three police personnel were among

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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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Pakistan Taliban Commander Vows More School Attacks in Video

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Jan 22 – A senior Pakistani Taliban commander released video footage on Friday of four fighters he said carried out Wednesday’s deadly assault on a university in Pakistan’s northwest that killed 20 people and vowed more attacks on schools in future. The footage raised fresh questions of a possible split in

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