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Senior Pakistani Police Officer Killed While Defusing Bomb

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say a senior officer has been killed while trying to defuse a bomb in the country’s northwest. Hakam Khan was killed Friday in the city of Peshawar after being dispatched to a main road where two bombs had been planted. Police say Khan successfully defused the first bomb, but was killed while trying […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 2 at Nigeria Church

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian police say a suicide bomber has killed at least two people and wounded more than 45 at a church in northern Bauchi state. The attack took place on Sunday morning at Saint John’s Catholic Church in Bauchi city, the state capital. Authorities say the attacker detonated a vehicle loaded with explosives during a security […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 2 at Nigeria Church

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian police say a suicide bomber has killed at least two people and wounded more than 45 at a church in northern Bauchi state. The attack took place on Sunday morning at Saint John’s Catholic Church in Bauchi city, the state capital. Authorities say the attacker was inside a vehicle loaded with explosives and detonated […]

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Suicide Bomber Strikes Nigerian Church

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has hit a church in northern Nigeria, killing at least one person and wounding several others. The attacker struck the St. John’s Catholic Church Sunday in the city of Bauchi. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility. However, Bauchi has experienced a number of bombings and shootings blamed on the Boko […]

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Blast Kills 9 in Peshawar

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A bomb has killed at least nine people in the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar. Police say the explosion took place on the outskirts of the city as a van carrying members of the Pakistani air force approached. They say at least 30 people were injured. Officials say it is not clear who is behind […]

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Blast Kills 9 in Peshawar

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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A blast ripped through the northwestern city of Peshawar Wednesday, killing at least nine people. Police say the explosion took place on the outskirts of the city just as a van carrying members of the Pakistani air force approached. They say at least 30 people were injured. Officials say it is not clear who is […]

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Suicide Bombing Kills 7 Near Baghdad’s Green Zone

Posted September 17th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber in Iraq has set off a car packed with explosives near the capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, killing at least seven people. The blast Monday in Baghdad happened close to a bridge leading into the area that houses Iraqi government buildings and several foreign embassies. Officials say the attack wounded at least […]

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Kenyan Police Thwart ‘Imminent’ Terrorist Attack

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Kenya’s capital have seized a supply of suicide vests, weapons and ammunition and arrested two Somali nationals who were allegedly planning to use them in a terrorist attack. Nairobi Deputy Provincial police officer Moses Ombati said Friday the supplies and suspects were found in an overnight raid on an apartment in the Eastleigh […]

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Rocket Attack on US Base Kills 3 Afghans

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say a rocket attack on a U.S. base has killed three Afghans. NATO spokesman Michael Cole told VOA that several rockets hit Bagram Airfield in Parwan province late Monday, destroying one helicopter and damaging several others. Afghan officials said Tuesday those killed inside the aircraft were Afghan intelligence agents. Afghan and international service members […]

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Rocket Attack on US Base Kills 3 Afghans

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say a rocket attack on a U.S. base has killed three Afghans. NATO spokesman Michael Cole told VOA that several rockets hit Bagram Airfield in Parwan province late Monday, destroying one helicopter and damaging several others. Afghan officials said Tuesday three Afghan intelligence agents inside the helicopter were killed. Afghan and international service members […]

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