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  • Pakistani Sikh temple

    Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks

    World | April 27, 2016 14:08 IST

    An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in Northwest Pakistan.

  • senior taliban commander shot dead in northwest pakistan

    Senior Taliban commander shot dead in northwest Pakistan

    World | February 24, 2014 15:01 IST

    Peshawar: Senior Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan commander Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani was today shot dead along with three others by unknown gunmen in the restive North Waziristan tribal area.According to security sources, unknown gunmen opened fire on their

  • suicide bomber kills 9 in northwest pakistan

    Suicide bomber kills 9 in northwest Pakistan

    World | February 05, 2014 7:49 IST

    Peshawar: At least nine persons were killed and 32 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a hotel in a Shia-dominated area of this northwestern Pakistani city today.The blast occurred in the historic Qissa Khwani

  • malala book launch stopped in north west pakistan

    Malala book launch stopped in North West Pakistan

    World | January 28, 2014 16:56 IST

    Islamabad: A ceremony to launch Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai's book was scrapped after the government of the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province said it could not provide security for the event.  The book “I Am

  • 9 killed in blast at religious centre in northwest pakistan

    9 killed in blast at religious centre in northwest Pakistan

    World | January 16, 2014 23:55 IST

    Peshawar: At least nine persons, including two children, were killed and nearly 70 injured in a major blast at a proselytising centre in Pakistan's restive northwest today.The explosion ripped through the “Tableeghi Markaz” in Bashirabad

  • 33 militants 3 civilians killed in fierce clashes in north

    33 militants, 3 civilians killed in fierce clashes in North West Pakistan

    World | December 20, 2013 6:32 IST

    Peshawar:  At least 33 pro-Taliban fighters and three civilians have died in fierce clashes between Pakistani soldiers and militants in the lawless North Waziristan tribal region.In the latest fighting, security forces killed 10 terrorists, most

  • 3 killed in fresh sectarian violence in nw pakistan

    3 killed in fresh sectarian violence in NW Pakistan

    World | November 18, 2013 20:00 IST

    Islamabad: Curfew was imposed in two cities of northwest Pakistan today after three persons died in an exchange of fire as sectarian tensions spread to the region days after clashes rocked the garrison city of

  • car bomb kills 40 in northwest pakistan

    Car bomb kills 40 in northwest Pakistan

    World | September 30, 2013 10:57 IST

    Peshawar, Pakistan : A car bomb ripped through a crowded street in Peshawar's oldest bazaar, killing 40 people in the third blast to hit the troubled Pakistani city in a week, officials said. No one

  • militants attack prison in northwest pakistan

    Militants attack prison in northwest Pakistan

    World | July 30, 2013 10:47 IST

    Dera Ismail Khan, July 30: Dozens of Taliban militants armed with guns, grenades and bombs attacked a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing more than 250 prisoners, including 25 “dangerous terrorists,” officials said.The militants killed six

  • 40 killed in twin suicide blasts in northwest pakistan

    40 killed in twin suicide blasts in northwest Pakistan

    World | July 27, 2013 7:16 IST

    Peshawar, Jul 27:  At least 40 people were killed when twin suicide bombings ripped through a town in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal belt yesterday in a sudden surge in violence against the minority Shia community.

  • six killed in bomb blast in northwest pakistan

    Six killed in bomb blast in northwest Pakistan

    World | July 08, 2013 19:08 IST

    Peshawar, July 8: A bomb blast targeting a pro-government tribal elder has killed six people in northwest Pakistan.Police officer Fazal Naeem Khan said it was unclear whether the elder, Malik Habibullah Khan, was among those

  • drone strike in northwest pakistan kills 7

    Drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills 7

    World | July 03, 2013 8:10 IST

    Peshawar, Jul 3:At least seven people were killed when a US drone strike yesterday night targeted a militant compound and a vehicle in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal region close to the Afghan border.The drone strike

  • 5 killed in suicide attack in northwest pakistan

    5 killed in suicide attack in northwest Pakistan

    World | March 29, 2013 11:40 IST

    Islamabad, Mar 29: A suicide bomber targeted the convoy of a senior security forces official in Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan today, killing five persons and injuring over a dozen others, officials and witnesses said.The

  • 17 killed 50 wounded in blast in northwest pakistan

    17 killed, 50 wounded in blast in northwest Pakistan

    World | December 17, 2012 14:30 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 17: A powerful car bomb today went off in a crowded market in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan, killing 17 people and injuring 50 others, officials said.The explosives-laden car, parked

  • former pak interior minister escapes bid on life

    Former Pak Interior Minister Escapes Bid On Life

    World | March 05, 2012 17:13 IST

    Islamabad, Mar 3: Former Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao and his son had a narrow escape today when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up near their motorcade in northwest Pakistan, killing one person

  • 35 killed in pakistan market blast

    35 Killed In Pakistan Market Blast

    World | January 11, 2012 7:28 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 11: Thirty-five people were killed and over 60 others injured when a powerful bomb blast ripped through a crowded market in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.

  • nine killed 17 injured in pak suicide attack

    Nine Killed, 17 Injured In Pak Suicide Attack

    World | December 24, 2011 12:41 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 24: A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into a camp of paramilitary troopers in northwest Pakistan today, killing at least nine security personnel and injuring 17 others.The attacker targeted an office inside

  • 5 killed in roadside bombs attack in northwest pakistan

    5 Killed In Roadside Bombs Attack In Northwest Pakistan

    World | September 22, 2011 12:38 IST

    Islamabad, Sept 22: At least five persons were killed and four others wounded when two vehicles were targeted with roadside bombs today in the restive Bajaur tribal region of northwest Pakistan.Two pick-up trucks carrying passengers

  • 10 policemen killed in suicide attack on pak police station

    10 policemen killed in suicide attack on Pak police station

    World | June 25, 2011 23:19 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 25 :  At least 10 policemen were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces mounted an operation to rescue hostages taken by a group of militants who stormed a

  • 2 killed in blasts in northwest pakistan

    2 Killed In Blasts In Northwest Pakistan

    World | June 22, 2011 12:27 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 22 : Two persons were killed and three others injured as two bombs went off in the Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, police said.The first blast was caused by a roadside

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