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  • Explosives seized in northwest Pakistan

    Explosives seized in northwest Pakistan

    A Santro car fitted with three cylinders full of explosives was tonight seized in northwest Pakistan's restive Khyber Agency, security sources said.

  • Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver: officials

    Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver: officials

    Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan on Monday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

  • Pakistan militants release abducted tribesmen

    Pakistan militants release abducted tribesmen

    A Pakistani government official says militants have released over 90 tribesmen they abducted from a tribal festival in the northwest but still hold seven influential men.

  • Gunmen kidnap 100 villagers in northwest Pakistan: government

    Gunmen kidnap 100 villagers in northwest Pakistan: government

    Gunmen stormed a village gathering in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and kidnapped around 100 men, Pakistani government officials said.

  • Five militants killed in Pakistan attack

    Five militants killed in Pakistan attack

    Five Pakistani Taliban militants, including a key commander, were killed when unknown gunmen attacked their vehicle in the restive northwest Pakistan tribal region.

  • Woman polio worker killed in northwest Pakistan

    Woman polio worker killed in northwest Pakistan

    Unknown gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on a woman polio worker in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today, killing her on the spot.

  • Bomb kills six soldiers in North West Pakistan: officials

    Bomb kills six soldiers in North West Pakistan: officials

    A roadside bomb on Wednesday killed six soldiers in Pakistan's troubled northwest, officials said, the latest violence to hit the country since a ceasefire between the government and Taliban insurgents began.

  • Bomb kills three soldiers in North West Pakistan: officials

    Bomb kills three soldiers in North West Pakistan: officials

    A roadside bomb on Wednesday killed three soldiers in Pakistan's troubled northwest, officials said, the latest violence to hit the country since a ceasefire between the government and Taliban insurgents began.

  • Three bomb blasts targeting Pakistan polio team kill 12

    Three bomb blasts targeting Pakistan polio team kill 12

    Twelve people were killed and 11 injured when three roadside bombs targeting a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's restive northwest exploded on Saturday, officials said, in the latest attack on efforts to combat the crippling disease.

  • Six security personnel injured in blast in northwest Pakistan

    Six security personnel injured in blast in northwest Pakistan

    At least six security personnel, guarding a polio team, were wounded today in a blast in the restive Khyber tribal region in northwest Pakistan.

  • Pakistan air strikes death toll rises to 30: officials

    Pakistan air strikes death toll rises to 30: officials

    Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled northwest on Tuesday, killing at least 30 in the fourth airstrikes since peace talks stalled, in what analysts say is a surgical operation to reassert the military's dominance.

  • Pakistan airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill at least 15

    Pakistan airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill at least 15

    Pakistani fighter jets and gunship helicopters bombarded hideouts of Taliban militants in the troubled northwest on Tuesday killing at least 15 militants, officials said.

  • CIA chief John Brennan made clandestine visit to Pakistan: report

    CIA chief John Brennan made clandestine visit to Pakistan: report

    CIA chief John Brennan flew to Pakistan last week for a clandestine meeting with army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss a possible military operation against militants in the country's northwest, a media report said today.

  • At least 12 killed in blast in northwest Pakistan

    At least 12 killed in blast in northwest Pakistan

    At least 12 people, including a child, were today killed and 14 others injured in a bomb blast in northwest Pakistan's Kohat city near Peshawar.

  • Death toll from Pakistan air strikes rises to 38: officials

    Death toll from Pakistan air strikes rises to 38: officials

    The death toll from early morning air strikes on militant hideouts in the northwest rose to 38 on Sunday evening, officials said.

  • 10 killed in blast in northwest Pakistan

    10 killed in blast in northwest Pakistan

    At least ten people, including a child, were today killed and 14 others injured in a bomb blast in northwest Pakistan's Kohat city near Peshawar.

  • Pakistan helicopters kill nine militants: official

    Pakistan helicopters kill nine militants: official

    Pakistani helicopter gunships targeted a militant training facility in the country's northwest on Saturday, killing nine insurgents in the latest violence to disrupt troubled peace negotiations, according to police and security officials.

  • Bomb kills three in northwest Pakistan: police

    Bomb kills three in northwest Pakistan: police

    A roadside bomb targeting a local leader of a nationalist party in northwest Pakistan killed three people and wounded two others Saturday, police said.

  • Air strikes kill 40 militants in northwest Pakistan

    Air strikes kill 40 militants in northwest Pakistan

    Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant hideouts in the lawless North Waziristan and Khyber tribal regions, killing over 40 militants including foreigners, days after the government suspended talks with the Taliban over the execution of 23 troops.

  • Gunmen kidnap six-member polio team in Pakistan

    Gunmen kidnap six-member polio team in Pakistan

    Masked gunmen kidnapped a six-member polio vaccination team - a doctor, two local employees of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and three guards - in northwest Pakistan on Monday, an official said.

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