Posts Tagged ‘insurgency’

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — At least six women, four girls and two men have been killed while eight others seriously injured during exchange of fire between security forces and the militants in northwest Pakistan Tuesday, local news agency reported. (more…)

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05 Aug 2009 12:16:55 GMT

Source: Reuters

* Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud alive
* Two militants killed, security official says (more…)

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By KIM GAMEL (AP) – 15 hours ago

BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint in a small town west of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least three people, in the latest attack in a region that was once a Sunni insurgent stronghold but later became key to a nationwide drop in violence. (more…)

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02 Aug 2009 09:06:00 GMT
Source: Reuters

By Kamran Haider MINGORA, Pakistan, Aug 2 (Reuters) –

Pakistan re-opened schools over the weekend in the Swat valley where troops have been fighting Taliban guerrillas for over three months. (more…)

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Published: July 28, 2009

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The beheaded body of a police constable who was kidnapped last week in the Swat Valley was found Tuesday morning near the town of Mingora, the police said. (more…)

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Published: July 27, 2009

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Even as hundreds of thousands of people stream back to the Swat Valley after months of fighting, one important group is conspicuously absent: the wealthy landowners who fled the Taliban in fear and are the economic pillar of the rural society. (more…)

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Written by www.quqnoos.com
Tuesday, 28 July 2009

At least 9 Afghans were killed and 6 others wounded in separate bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan on Monday, according to government. (more…)

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