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Pakistan market bomb kills 10
(AFP) – 3 days ago

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A bomb blast ripped through a busy car market in Pakistan’s infamous tribal district of Khyber on Friday, killing 10 civilians including children, officials said. (more…)

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By Haq Nawaz Khan and Joshua Partlow
Saturday, July 10, 2010; 2:37 AM
Washington Post

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN — The death toll in a massive suicide bombing climbed to more than 100 victims Saturday, as authorities continued to search mounds of rubble for survivors.
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By BBC News

At least seven people have died after militants attacked the US consulate in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar.

There were several explosions in the area near the consulate and buildings collapsed. A gun battle between police and the attackers followed.

Pakistan’s main Taliban faction said it had carried out the raid.

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Deadly bomb shakes Pakistani city

BBC Friday, 16 October 2009

Twelve people have died and 15 have been injured in a bombing in Peshawar in north-western Pakistan, police say.

A suicide bomber attacked a police investigation bureau in the Swati Pathak area, which is close to a Pakistani army garrison.  Police officials initially said there were two bombers, including one woman, but later retracted the suggestion.

Security has been tightened nationwide after about 40 people were killed in Lahore and the north-west on Thursday.  Those attacks were the latest in a recent wave of brazen militant assaults across the country.

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By JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH

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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