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Attacks on security forces in Pakistan kill 10 soldiers

27 Jul 2019

DERA ISMIAL KHAN, Pakistan At least 10 soldiers have been killed in separate attacks within hours on Pakistan security forces.

Four police killed in Pakistan ambush claimed by Taliban splinter group

12 Feb 2019

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan Taliban gunmen opened fire on a police vehicle and killed four officers in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, in a region once riven by militant violence but since cleared following military crackdowns.

Bomb attack on hideout of Haqqani militants kills three in Pakistan

22 Nov 2018

ISLAMABAD A bomb targeting Haqqani network militants in their hideout in Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan killed three people on Thursday, including two militants, a security official and a militant source said.

Candidate of Imran Khan's party killed in bombing days before Pakistan election

22 Jul 2018

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan A candidate from the party of Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful and former cricket star Imran Khan was killed on Sunday in a suicide attack that wounded four others, a police official said, days before Wednesday's general elections.

Pakistani Taliban appoints new chief after previous leader killed in drone strike

23 Jun 2018

PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan The Pakistani Taliban named Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as the new leader on Saturday, a week after the previous chief Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a U.S.-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, the group's spokesman said.

Pashtun activists killed in Pakistan, blame militants and security forces

04 Jun 2018

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/PESHAWAR, Islamabad Several Pashtun ethnic rights activists were killed and at least 25 were wounded in a Pakistan tribal region on Sunday, when Taliban militants attacked their gathering and security forces opened fire on protesters during disturbances that followed.

U.S. drone strike kills militant whose group killed 250 in Pakistan

19 Oct 2017

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan The leader of a Pakistani militant group whose suicide bombings killed more than 250 people died on Thursday of injuries from a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the militants said.

Pakistani activist targeted by blast vows to maintain effort to rein in Taliban

03 Oct 2017

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan A Pakistani activist hunted by the Taliban vowed on Tuesday to keep up his struggle against militancy in the northern Swat Valley, just a day after he narrowly escaped a car blast that killed his father and a passenger.

Six children killed in blast in northwestern Pakistani village

25 Jun 2017

ISLAMABAD Six children were killed in a village in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday when they picked up an explosive device that looked like a toy, officials said.

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50

24 Jun 2017

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

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