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Officials: 12 Militants Killed During Attack On Pakistani Village

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say 12 militants were killed Thursday in clashes between security forces and Taliban fighters who crossed the border from Afghanistan. Officials say Taliban militants attacked a village in the northwestern tribal district, apparently targeting local anti-Taliban militia. Two militia members also were killed and some Pakistani troops were wounded in the clashes. Separately, […]

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Militants Attack Village in NW Pakistan

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say dozens of militants from Afghanistan crossed into Pakistan and attacked a village in the country’s northwest. At least eight militants were killed in ensuing clashes with security forces, while at least two soldiers were wounded. In other violence, gunmen killed nine policemen at a security compound in eastern Pakistan, the second attack […]

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Gunmen Kill 9 Policemen at Compound in Pakistan

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen have killed nine policemen at a security compound in eastern Pakistan, the second deadly attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in that region in recent days. Police say gunmen on motorcycles raided the compound early Thursday in the city of Lahore and opened fire wounding three policemen. Police say they suspect the same gunmen […]

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Gunmen Kill 9 Policemen at Compound in Pakistan

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen have killed nine policemen at a security compound in eastern Pakistan, the second deadly attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban in that region in recent days. Police say gunmen on motorcycles raided the compound early Thursday in the city of Lahore and opened fire. At least three policemen were wounded. The victims, undergoing police […]

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Gunmen Kill 9 Policemen at Compound in Pakistan

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen in Pakistan have killed nine policemen and wounded at least three others at a security compound in the eastern city of Lahore. Officials say the victims from the attack early Thursday were undergoing police training. They had been recruited from the northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province near the Afghan border. There has been no immediate claim […]

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Two Politicians Killed in Central Nigeria

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Two Nigerian politicians were killed in central Nigeria Sunday while attending a mass burial for victims of an attack on Saturday. Officials say a federal senator and a state legislator were among more than 20 people killed in the funeral procession near the Plateau state capital, Jos. They say one politician escaped the attack. Officials […]

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Sudan Military Pledges to Avenge Killings of Two Government Officials

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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Sudan’s military has vowed to defeat rebels it accuses of killing two regional government officials and six other people in an ambush Friday, calling the killings “a treacherous act.” Sudan’s official SUNA news agency says rebels killed the speaker of South Kordofan state’s legislative council, Ibrahim Balandiya, and the chief of its strategic planning council, […]

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7 Civilians Killed in Afghan Attacks

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in southern Afghanistan say a roadside bomb blast has killed six civilians. Authorities say the vehicle hit the bomb Saturday in the Uruzgan province. In western Afghanistan, authorities say a rocket attack in Farah province, targeting the governor’s office, has killed one civilian and wounded 26 people, including children. There was no immediate claim […]

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Car Bomb Kills 7, Wounds 20 in Iraq

Posted July 6th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least seven people have been killed and another 20 wounded when militants blew up a car packed with explosives in Iraq. The blast occurred Friday in Ramadi, the capital of the mostly Sunni Anbar province. Although violence in Iraq has eased since the end of the war, last month more than 237 people were […]

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NATO: Man in Afghan Army Uniform Wounds Troops

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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NATO officials in Afghanistan says a man in an Afghan army uniform has shot and wounded five coalition troops at a military base near Kabul. The attack occurred Tuesday in the Syed Abad District of restive Wardak province. An Afghan military spokesman says the shooter fled the area. The attack raises the number of so-called […]

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