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8 Injured in Philippines Bombings

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in the southern Philippines say two explosions rocked the city of Zamboanga Sunday, injuring eight people. Police Senior Superintendent Edwin De Ocampo said one blast tore through the ground floor of a hotel around noon. The second explosion hit a cock-fighting arena nearby. Police would not comment on whether the two bombings were related. […]

Pakistani Police Detain Dozens After Suicide Bombings

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 12:51 pm (UTC-5)
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Police say they have detained some 170 suspects in connection with Wednesday’s suicide bombings that killed 28 people in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. Senior police official Hamid Shakil told VOA on Thursday that many of those being questioned are Afghan refugees. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of Farrukh Shehzad, the deputy head […]

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Pakistani Police Detain Dozens After Suicide Bombings

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 10:06 am (UTC-5)
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Police say they have detained some 170 suspects in connection with Wednesday’s suicide bombings that killed 28 people in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. Senior police official Hamid Shakil told VOA on Thursday that many of those being questioned are Afghan refugees. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of Farrukh Shehzad, the deputy head […]

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Pakistani Police Detain Dozens After Suicide Bombings

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 9:16 am (UTC-5)
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Police say they have detained some 170 suspects in connection with Wednesday’s suicide bombings that killed 28 people in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. Senior police official Hamid Shakil told VOA on Thursday that many of those being questioned are Afghan refugees. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of Farrukh Shehzad, the deputy head […]

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Pakistan Officials Raise Death Toll to 26 in Twin Suicide Bombings

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 4:11 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani authorities have raised the death toll from Wednesday’s suicide bombings in Quetta to at least 26. The Pakistani Taliban said it carried out the attack in retaliation for the recent arrest of an al-Qaida leader. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of the deputy head of Baluchistan province’s paramilitary Frontier Corps. Police say the […]

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Twin Suicide Bomb Blasts Kill 24 in Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 1:36 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban says it carried out a pair of suicide bombings Wednesday that killed 24 people in southwestern city of Quetta, in retaliation for the recent arrest of an al-Qaida leader. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of the deputy head of Baluchistan province’s paramilitary Frontier Corps. Police say the first attacker detonated his […]

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Twin Suicide Bomb Blasts Kill 22 in SW Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban says it carried out a pair of suicide bombings Wednesday that killed 22 people in southwestern city of Quetta, in retaliation for the recent arrest of an al-Qaida leader. Two suicide bombers attacked the home of the deputy head of Baluchistan province’s paramilitary Frontier Corps. Police say the first attacker detonated his […]

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Twin Suicide Bomb Blasts Kill 22 in SW Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a pair a suicide bomb attacks targeting the house of a top Pakistani security officer Wednesday, that killed at least 22 people including the officer’s wife. Police said the first attacker detonated his vehicle outside the residence of the deputy head of Pakistan’s paramilitary Frontier Corps in the […]

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Twin Suicide Bomb Blasts Kill 19 in SW Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 2:41 am (UTC-5)
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A pair of suicide bombers attacked the house of a top Pakistani security officer Wednesday in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least 19 people including the officer’s wife. Police said the first attacker detonated his vehicle outside the residence of the deputy head of Pakistan’s paramilitary Frontier Corps in Baluchistan province. After that […]

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Twin Bomb Blasts Kill 14 in SW Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 2:12 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a car bomb followed by a suicide attack targeting security forces killed at least 16 people Wednesday in the southwestern part of the country. Police official Hamid Shakil said the two explosions in Quetta apparently were targeting the deputy head of Pakistan’s paramilitary Frontier Corps in Baluchistan province. While the car bomb […]

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