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Train bomb kills seven in Pakistan

A bomb targeting a passenger train in southern Pakistan killed at least seven people and wounded more than 30 on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks this year. The bomb went off near Unar station, 450 kilometres (279 miles) northwest of Karachi, and badly damaged several carriages. "The death toll in the explosion rose to seven after two injured persons died of their wounds in a hospital in Jacobabad town," a senior local administration official, Sardar Jamali, told AFP.

Train bomb kills five in Pakistan

A bomb targeting a passenger train in southern Pakistan killed at least five people and wounded more than 30 others on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks since the start of the year. The blast took place near Unar railway station, 450 kilometres (279 miles) northwest of Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province.

Car bomb kills at least 12 policemen in Karachi

The Pakistani Taliban on Thursday claimed credit for a bomb blast that killed twelve policemen on a bus, the latest in a series of near-daily attacks since the government called for peace talks with militants. The explosion in the commercial hub of Karachi, which wounded almost 60 others, comes as Pakistan has been negotiating with the Taliban to end their seven-year insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives. Senior police officials initially said the early morning blast was a suicide attack in which a small Suzuki van had smashed into the police bus.

Car bomb kills at least 12 policemen in Karachi

Twelve Pakistani policemen were killed Thursday when a bomb was detonated near their bus, the latest in a series of near-daily attacks since the government called for peace talks with militants. The bombing in the commercial hub of Karachi, which wounded almost 60 others, comes as Pakistan has been negotiating with the Taliban to end their seven-year insurgency. Senior police officials initially said the early morning blast was a suicide attack in which a small Suzuki van had smashed into the police bus.

Car bomb kills at least 11 policemen in Karachi

Eleven Pakistani policemen were killed Thursday when a suicide car bomber struck their bus, the latest in a series of near-daily attacks since the government called for peace talks with militants. The bombing in the commercial hub of Karachi, which wounded 47 others, came as Pakistan has been negotiating with the Taliban to end a seven-year insurgency. Munir Sheikh, a senior police official, told reporters the bomber struck in the early morning.

Car bomb kills at least 8 policemen in Karachi

A powerful car bomb attack on a police bus on Thursday in Pakistan's commercial hub of Karachi killed at least eight policemen and injured at least 36 others, officials said. The attack came early in the morning. "Apparently an explosive-laden car hit the police bus transporting officials for security duty," Muhammad Iqbal, a senior police official, told AFP. Doctor Semi Jamali at Karachi's Jinnah hospital confirmed that they had received eight bodies. At least 36 injured officers were hospitalised, ten of whom were in critical condition, she said.

Bomb attack kills at least 8 policemen in Karachi

A powerful car bomb attack on a police van on Thursday in Pakistan's commercial hub of Karachi killed at least eight policemen and injured at least 25 others, officials said. The attack came early in the morning. "Apparently an explosive-laden car hit the police van transporting officials for security duty," Muhammad Iqbal, a senior police official, told AFP. Hospital sources said they had received the bodies of at least eight policemen. The injured were also taken to hospital, the sources said. ak-ks/st

Gunmen kill nine at Pakistani policeman's home as peace talks proceed

By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen tossed hand grenades into the house of a slain Pakistani police officer on Wednesday, police said, killing nine men in an attack coinciding with peace talks between the government and Pakistan Taliban militants. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the early morning assault on the house on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar. On Tuesday, attackers hurled grenades into a Peshawar cinema, killing 13.

Gunmen kill nine at Pakistani policeman's home as peace talks proceed

By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen tossed hand grenades into the house of a slain Pakistani police officer on Wednesday, police said, killing nine men in an attack coinciding with peace talks between the government and Pakistan Taliban militants. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the early morning assault on the house on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar. On Tuesday, attackers hurled grenades into a Peshawar cinema, killing 13.

Cinema attack kills 13 as Pakistan holds Taliban talks

A triple grenade attack on a cinema showing pornography in northwest Pakistan killed 13 people on Tuesday as government and Taliban negotiators met for a second round of peace talks. It was the second such attack within two weeks on a cinema in the city of Peshawar, which has been on the front line of Pakistan's homegrown Islamist insurgency. The attack came as negotiators representing the Pakistani government and Taliban militants met for a second time as part of efforts to end the bloody seven-year rebellion.
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