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SW Pakistan Blast Kills 4 Students, Wounds 40

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in southwestern Pakistan say a bomb in a parked car exploded next to a bus heading to a university, killing at least four students and wounding more than 40 other people. Authorities say the blast occurred Monday in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. Officials tell VOA that a police van providing security for […]

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Afghan Blast Kills 5, Wounds 17

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a bomb blast has killed five and wounded 17 people. Authorities say the explosion Monday in Kapisa province killed a local police commander, his son, two bodyguards, and one civilian. Earlier this month, four French soldiers were killed in Kapisa, where hundreds of French troops have been deployed to fight […]

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Pakistan Blast Kills 4 Wounds 40

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in southwestern Pakistan say a bomb has exploded near a university bus, killing four students and wounding more than 40 people. The blast happened near Quetta, capital of the restive Baluchistan province bordering Afghanistan and Iran. Baluchistan is home to various militant groups, including pro-Taliban factions, and Baluch separatists fighting a low-level insurgency in […]

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Pakistan Blast Kills 2

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in southwestern Pakistan say a bomb has exploded near a university bus, killing at least two students and wounding dozens of other people. The blast happened near Quetta, the capital of the restive Baluchistan province bordering Afghanistan and Iran. Baluchistan is home to various militant groups, including pro-Taliban factions, and Baluch separatists fighting a […]

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Blast Kills 13 in Pakistan

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a bomb blast has killed at least 13 people and wounded 35 others in the tribal region along the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomb exploded Saturday near a bus stand at a bazaar in Landi Kotal in the Khyber tribal district. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, […]

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Blast Kills 6 in Pakistan

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a bomb blast has killed at least six people and wounded 15 in the tribal region along the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomb exploded Saturday near a bus stand at a bazaar in Landi Kotal in the Khyber tribal district. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but […]

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3 Killed in Pakistan Blast

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a bomb blast struck a bus Monday in restive Baluchistan province, killing at least three passengers and injuring 30. Local media report the bomb was affixed to a motor bike and detonated by remote control. Oil-and-gas-rich Baluchistan has been in the grip of a regional insurgency for years as separatist militants fight […]

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Suicide Car Bombing in Nigeria Kills at Least 6 People

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Nigeria say at least six people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Maiduguri. Police say the bomber blew up his car outside their headquarters Friday. A policeman was among those killed and at least seven people were wounded. The incident comes one day after the U.S. embassy […]

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Suicide Blast in Northern Nigeria Kills 3

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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At least three people have died in a suicide blast in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a day after the U.S. Embassy urged Americans to leave the city due to ongoing violence. Police say the explosion went off outside their headquarters Friday. A policeman was among those killed and at least five people were wounded. […]

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Bus Bomb Kills 19 in Northwest Pakistan

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwestern Pakistan say a bomb blast has ripped through a bus, killing at least 19 people, including six women. Authorities say some 35 people were wounded in the attack Friday in the city of Peshawar, near Pakistan’s semi-autonomous tribal region, along the Afghan border. The bus was carrying government employees and other passengers […]

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