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Blast Kills 10 Afghan Girls

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say an explosion has killed 10 girls, ranging in age from 9 to 13 years. Two girls were wounded in the blast. Authorities say the girls were collecting firewood Monday morning in Nangarhar province when the device exploded. Officials believe the blast came from an old landmine, many of which are […]

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9 Killed in Blast in Pakistan

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a bomb blast has killed at least 9 people and wounded more than 40. Authorities say the explosion Monday happened in the town of Jamrud in the Khyber tribal district. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Several militant groups, including the Pakistani Taliban, have carried out attacks in […]

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Blast Kills 10 Afghan Girls

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say an explosion has killed 10 girls, ranging in age from 9 to 13 years. Two girls were wounded in the blast. Authorities say the girls were collecting firewood Monday morning in Nangarhar province when the device exploded. Officials believe the blast came from an old landmine, many of which are […]

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Blast Kills 10 Afghan Girls

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a bomb blast has killed ten girls, ranging in age from between 9 and 13 years old. Authorities say the girls were collecting firewood Monday in Nangarhar province when the bomb exploded. Officials have not yet determined whether the blast came from a newly planted bomb or from an unexploded […]

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Suicide Bombers Launch Deadly Attack on Pakistani Police

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan say suicide bombers have attacked a police station in the northwest, killing at least six people. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack Monday near Bannu. Authorities say the militants attacked the station using grenades and rockets, sparking an hour-long gunbattle with police. Three of the attackers were killed, but officials […]

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Suicide Bombers Launch Deadly Attack on Pakistani Police

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan say suicide bombers have attacked a police station in the northwest, killing at least six people. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack Monday near Bannu. Authorities say the militants attacked the station using grenades and rockets, sparking an hour-long gunbattle with police. Three of the attackers were killed, but officials […]

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Suicide Attack Kills 6 in NW Pakistan

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan say suicide bombers have attacked a police station in the northwestern part of the country, killing at least six people. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack Monday near Bannu. Officials say three policemen are among the dead, and that eight other people were wounded. Bannu is located at the entrance […]

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Suspected Islamic Militants Kill 10 Christians in Northern Nigeria

Posted December 2nd, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Suspected Islamic militants have gone on a murderous rampage in a village in northern Nigeria, killing at least 10 Christians. Residents of Chibok in Borno state say the gunmen stormed into the village late Saturday and targeted Christians. Witnesses say the suspects killers slit the throats of their victims and burned down their homes. Nigerian […]

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Suicide Bomber Attacks Militant Commander in NW Pakistan

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber attacked a prominent militant commander in northwest Pakistan Thursday, wounding him and killing at least six people. Officials say Maulvi Nazir was one of at least 12 people hurt in the Thursday’s blast in Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal agency. Nazir is the main militant commander in South […]

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Suicide Bomber Attacks Militant Commander in NW Pakistan

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber attacked a prominent militant commander in northwest Pakistan Thursday, wounding him and killing at least six people. Officials say Maulvi Nazir was one of at least 12 people hurt in the Thursday’s blast in Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal agency. Nazir is the main militant commander in South […]

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