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Afghan Girl Given Explosives by Insurgents Dies

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry on Sunday accused insurgents of killing an eight-year-old girl by giving her a bag of explosives and telling her to deliver it to the police. As the little girl approached a police outpost in central Uruzgan province Saturday, the bag exploded, killing her. Also Sunday, Afghan officials said the death toll from […]

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Latest Afghan Violence Takes Toll on Women and Children

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a hospital bombing and an attempted attack on a police outpost have killed mostly unsuspecting women and children. On Sunday, Afghanistan’s interior ministry accused insurgents of giving a bag of explosives to an eight-year-old girl and telling her to deliver it to the police. Authorities said that as the little girl approached […]

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Latest Afghan Violence Takes Toll on Women and Children

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a hospital bombing and an attempted attack on a police outpost have killed mostly unsuspecting women and children. On Sunday, Afghanistan’s interior ministry accused insurgents of giving a bag of explosives to an eight-year-old girl and telling her to deliver it to a police station. Authorities said that as the little girl […]

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38 Dead from Suicide Attack on Afghan Hospital

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the death toll from a suicide attack on a hospital has risen to 38, with most of the victims being women and children. Authorities confirmed the latest death toll on Sunday and said at least 50 other people were wounded during the blast in eastern Afghanistan. The attack took place on Saturday […]

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Militants Kill 10 in Assault on NW Pakistan Police Station

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say militants have attacked one of their stations in the northwestern part of the country, killing at least 10 police officers and wounding five others. Local police officials said militants armed with guns and grenades attacked a station in the small town of Kolachi Saturday. At least 17 police officers were on duty […]

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Militants Launch Deadly Attack on Police Station in NW Pakistan

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say militants are attacking one of their stations in the northwestern part of the country, killing at least seven police officers. Local police officials said at least seven militants armed with guns and grenades launched their attack on a station in the small town of Kolachi. At least 17 police officers were on […]

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Militants Launch Deadly Attack on Police Station in NW Pakistan

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say militants are attacking one of their stations in the northwestern part of the country, killing at least five police officers. Local police officials said militants armed with guns and grenades launched their attack on a station in the small town of Kolachi. By late Saturday, officials said the attack was ongoing and […]

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15 Dead in Clash between Pakistani Militant Groups

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say 15 militants have been killed in a clash between rival militant Islamist groups. Authorities say several people were wounded Saturday in the battle in the Orakzai tribal region near the Afghan border. It was not immediately clear what caused the clash. In the south, officials say a bomb partially exploded […]

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15 Dead in Clash between Pakistani Militant Groups

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say 15 militants have been killed in a clash between rival militant Islamist groups. Authorities say several people were wounded Saturday in the battle in the Orakzai tribal region near the Afghan border. It was not immediately clear what caused the clash.

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3 Killed in Peru Airport Clash

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Peruvian hospital officials say three people have been killed in clashes between police and mostly indigenous protesters who tried to occupy an airport in southeastern Peru. A doctor says the three people killed died from gunshot wounds Friday at Manco Capac airport in the city of Juliaca in Puno state. At least 12 people were […]

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