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    Suicide Attack In Mardan

  • 26 killed in suicide attack near Nadra office in Mardan

    PESHAWAR: At least 26 people were killed and 50 others injured when a powerful blast occurred near the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) office on Nisatta Road in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Tuesday...

    The attack was claimed by Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) splinter group Jamaatul Ahrar, which was also behind last year's deadly blast at Wagah Border...

  • Man killed in Mardan suicide attack

    MARDAN: A man was killed and 22 other people were injured in a suicide attack on the Excise and Taxation office here on Tuesday...

    Eyewitnesses and police said the suicide bomber opened fire on security guards, entered the E&T office on busy Mall Road in the cantonment area and blew himself up...

  • 26 die as suicide bomber hits Nadra office in Mardan

    MARDAN: Twenty-six people were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Tuesday after a suicide bom­ber struck a regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority in Mardan, 60 kilometres to the southwest of Peshawar...

    Deputy Superintendent of Police Haroon Bacha told Dawn that the bomber, who was on a motorcycle, tried to force his way through the main gate of Nadra office, but detonated his suicide vest when a...

  • IS suicide attack affects Iraq’s Ramadi counter-attack

    BAGHDAD: A huge suicide attack on an Iraqi police base killed at least 37 people on Monday as an operation against the self-styled Islamic State group continued but looked far from retaking Ramadi...

    A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle at a police base in Iraq’s Salaheddin province, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 30, officers said...

  • Militant killed, cop injured in attack on polio team in Mardan

    PESHAWAR: One attacker was killed and a police constable was injured during an attack on a polio vaccination team in the Tambulak area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan district on Tuesday...

    DPO Mardan confirmed that the attacker identified as Jehanzeb was killed while constable Habibullah sustained injuries during the incident...

  • Bomb attack near home of former KP CM in Mardan leaves one injured

    PESHAWAR: At least one person was injured in an explosion outside the Mardan residence of former chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti on Thursday, police said...

    The blast left one passerby injured, who was shifted to DHQ Hospital Mardan, said Superintendent of Police (SP) operations Mardan Safiullah Gandapur...

  • At least three dead in suicide attack at Saudi mosque

    DUBAI: A suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in Najran in southern Saudi Arabia on Monday, killing at least three people and wounding several others, Saudi-owned al Arabiya television reported...

    The attack on the al-Mashhad mosque occurred during evening prayers, and authorities are investigating the bombing, a Saudi news website reported, without giving further details...

  • Turkey says suspect in suicide attack identified

    SURUC: Turkey said on Tuesday it had identified a suspect over a devastating suicide bombing on the border with Syria blamed on militants of the self-styled Islamic State (IS), as the government rushed to bolster security on the porous frontier...

    The attack in Suruc was one of the deadliest in Turkey in recent years and the first time the government has directly accused the IS group of carrying out an act of terror on Turkish soil......

  • ‘AQIS planned suicide attack on ordnance train, vehicle’

    KARACHI: Two Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) militants, who were killed on Saturday in an ‘encounter’ in Quaidabad, were planning a suicide attack at Drigh Road railway station to target ordnance supply to the military, said a senior police officer on Monday...

    The AQIS had done complete reconnaissance and prepared a suicide bomber and a vehicle to hit the target, as arms were being brought from the Wah ordnance factory to...

  • Two held for facilitating Chaman suicide attack

    QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti claimed on Tuesday that law enforcement agencies had arrested two facilitators who had helped a terrorist carry out a suicide attack on District Police Officer (DPO) of Qila Abdullah Sajid Mohmand...

    “The duo had provided shelter to the suicide bomber who came from Spin Boldak in Afghanistan, where he had been provided a suicide vest,” he said...

  • 2 security guards killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

    At least two security guards have been killed after two suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on a lawmaker's house in Nangarhar province, said an Afghan official...

    Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said both suicide bombers detonated suicide vests full of explosives outside of Afghan parliamentarian Zahir Qader's house in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, on Wednesday morning...

  • Police probing IS claim about Jhal Magsi shrine suicide attack

    LARKANA/DERA MURAD JAMALI: As the victims of the suicide attack on a shrine in Jhal Magsi were buried in different towns and cities of Nasirabad division on Friday, a senior law enforcement officer said that police were investigating the militant Islamic State (IS) group’s claim that it had carried out the attack...

    At least 35 people were wounded in the attack...

  • 14 killed in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall: officials

    A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside...

    The Taliban was quick to deny responsibility for the attack, the latest to hit the war-weary Afghan capital where insurgents have been stepping up assaults in a show of deadly force...

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