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8 killed, 40 wounded as Afghan passenger bus hit by roadside bomb: officials

8 killed, 40 wounded as Afghan passenger bus hit by roadside bomb: officials

A roadside bomb hit a Kabul-bound passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding around 40, mostly women and children, officials said. “It was a bomb planted by the Taliban to hit security forces but unfortunately it got a passenger bus,” Farah provincial police spokesman Muhibullah Muhib claimed. There […]

3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting: police

3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting: police

Three people have been killed and seven others injured following a shooting in New Orleans. City police spokesman Aaron Looney said in a statement the shooting happened Saturday night on the 3400 block of Claiborne Avenue, about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the French Quarter. The injured victims have been taken to a hospital, though […]

Girl killed as rain lashes KP

Girl killed as rain lashes KP

PESHAWAR/NOWSHERA/SWABI: A girl was killed and several suffered injuries on Monday as rain lashed parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and caused flash floods in Peshawar and Nowshera districts. The downpour also damaged five houses. A girl was killed and her two brothers got injuries when their house in Muftiabad area of Charsadda district collapsed due to […]

PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide attack in DI Khan

PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur killed in suicide attack in DI Khan

Ikramullah Gandapur, an election candidate of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), succumbed to grave injuries sustained in a suicide blast in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday, police said. Authorities confirmed that he passed away at the hospital where he was bring treated.Ikramullah Gandapur Confirming the PTI leader’s death, DI Khan DPO Manzoor Afridi told Dawn.com that at least […]

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

Deadly Israeli strikes pound Gaza after soldier killed

GAZA CITY (AFP) – Israeli forces unleashed a wave of deadly strikes across the Gaza Strip on Friday after a soldier was shot dead along the border. A ceasefire agreement was reached early Saturday after Egyptian and United Nations mediation, a spokesman for Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas said, reducing fears of a wider conflict. On Friday, […]

Blast targets convoy of JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani, 4 killed

Blast targets convoy of JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani, 4 killed

At least four people were killed and 32 others were injured in a bomb blast near the convoy of former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Akram Khan Durrani in Bannu on Friday. Durrani, who was heading back from an election rally near North Waziristan, remained safe in the remote control blast, District Police Officer (DPO) Bannu […]

At least 10 killed in attack on Afghan govt office: official

At least 10 killed in attack on Afghan govt office: official

Gunmen stormed an education department compound in Afghanistan’s restive east on Wednesday in an attack that left at least ten people dead, officials said. Ten others have been wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP. The sound of gunfire followed by a “big […]

Palestinians call for ‘revenge’ at funeral of boy killed by Israeli fire

Palestinians call for ‘revenge’ at funeral of boy killed by Israeli fire

GAZA CITY: Thousands of Palestinians on Saturday attended the funeral of the 11-year-old son of a Hamas military commander killed by Israeli fire in the southern Gaza Strip, with mourners demanding “revenge”. Yasser Abu al-Naja, whose father is a member of Hamas’s military wing, was shot in the head on Friday in border clashes near the southern city […]

30 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks: officials

30 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks: officials

HERAT, Afghanistan Taliban fighters killed around 30 Afghan security forces in multiple attacks in western Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, days after the group ended its ceasefire.”More than half of the fatalities came from the ambush and roadside bomb blasts that hit a reinforcement convoy,” Badghis provincial governor Abdul Qhafoor Malikzai told AFP.The other soldiers and […]

Seven killed in Kabul suicide blast near clerics’ gathering

Seven killed in Kabul suicide blast near clerics’ gathering

KABUL; At least seven people were killed in a suicide bombing Monday near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, roughly one hour after the group proclaimed such attacks a sin, police said. The blast in the western part of the city, near universities and a police academy, is the latest demonstration of […]

Israel, Hamas trade fire on Gaza border; Palestinian killed

Israel, Hamas trade fire on Gaza border; Palestinian killed

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s military says a tank fired at a Hamas position in the Gaza Strip after Israeli troops came under fire on the frontier while apprehending two armed Palestinians.The Palestinian Health Ministry said the Israeli shelling on Monday killed a man and seriously wounded another in the northern Gaza Strip. Hamas said the […]

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