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Twin Bomb Blasts Kill 13 in SW Pakistan

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 1:32 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a car bomb followed by a suicide attack targeting security forces killed at least 13 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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5 Afghan Civilians, 1 NATO Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 27th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say at least five people were killed and more than 40 wounded in three bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan. In the first incident a car bomb went off as soldiers and police officers were lined up to collect their salaries at the bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province. Four […]

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Death Toll Rises in Mumbai Blasts

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say the death toll from the July 13 bomb blasts in Mumbai rose to 24 people on Monday, as another victim succumbed to his injuries. Two other victims of the triple blasts that injured more than 130 died on Saturday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were the first in […]

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Man Questioned for Mumbai Bombings Dies in Custody

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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An Indian man has died after being questioned by authorities in connection with last week’s bomb blasts in Mumbai that killed 19 people. Faiz Usmani died in a Mumbai hospital Sunday after being picked up by police for questioning. A police spokesman says the man was taken to doctors after complaining of hypertension after not […]

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Death Toll Rises in Mumbai Attacks

Posted July 16th, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say the death toll from this week’s bomb blasts in Mumbai has risen to 19 people, as police continue to investigate evidence to determine who was responsible. Officials said Saturday two more people had died of the more than 130 injured in Wednesday’s triple bomb blasts that shocked India’s financial capital. Teams of […]

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Indian Authorities Examine Evidence in Mumbai Attacks

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s home secretary says detectives are examining forensic evidence and surveillance video, as they hunt for clues into the deadly bomb blasts that hit Mumbai earlier this week. R.K. Singh said Friday authorities have identified a scooter which they said contained one of the bombs. A total of three blasts occurred within 20 minutes of […]

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Indian Authorities Examine Evidence in Mumbai Attacks

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s home secretary says detectives are examining forensic evidence and surveillance video, as they hunt for clues into the deadly bomb blasts that hit Mumbai earlier this week. R.K. Singh said Friday authorities have identified a scooter which they said contained one of the bombs. A total of three blasts occurred within 20 minutes of […]

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India Identifies Scooter Used In Mumbai Attacks

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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India’s home secretary says detectives are combing through forensic evidence and surveillance video, as they continue to investigate the deadly bomb blasts that rocked Mumbai Wednesday. R.K. Singh said Friday authorities have identified a scooter on which one of the bombs was planted. A total of three blasts occurred within 20 minutes of each other […]

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Indian PM Vows to ‘Relentlessly’ Pursue Mumbai Attackers

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Senior Indian officials are defending the government’s security measures in Mumbai and promising answers, as they face popular anger and grief after three consecutive bomb blasts there killed at least 17 people and wounded 133 others. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the city Thursday, a day after the blasts exploded within 20 minutes of […]

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Bombings Kill 17, Wound 133 in Mumbai

Posted July 14th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say it is too early to accuse any particular group of carrying out the three consecutive bomb blasts that ripped through the country’s financial capital, Mumbai, on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and wounding 133 others. Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday police are investigating every possible “hostile” group, and that […]

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