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    Suicide Bombing In Pakistan History Timeline

  • US says Pakistan to determine own timeline for Pathankot probe

    WASHINGTON: A US State Department spokesman on Thursday said it was up to the Pakistan government to determine how long it would take to investigate the attack on the Pathankot air base following information provided by India...

    The statement comes as India on Thursday said it was awaiting Pakistan’s response on the information provided on the Pathankot incident, following which it will decide on the resumption of bilateral talks...

  • Timeline: Major attacks on shrines in Pakistan

    Here we look at major attacks on shrines in Pakistan...

    At least 35 people were killed and many injured when a suicide bomber exploded himself at the shrine of Pir Rakhel Shah in remote village of Fatehpur located in Jhal Magsi District of Balochistan...

  • Timeline: Major air crashes in Pakistan

    Following is a chronology of major air crashes in Pakistan or involving Pakistani planes:May 20, 1965:A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 707 crashes on its inaugural flight while attempting to land at Cairo airport, killing 124 people...

    August 17, 1988:A US-made Hercules C-130 military aircraft crashes near Pakistan's eastern city of Bahawalpur, killing military ruler General Mohammad Zia ul Haq and 30 others including...

  • A timeline of major air crashes in Pakistan

    Following is a chronology of major air crashes in Pakistan or involving Pakistani planes:May 20, 1965:A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 707 crashes on its inaugural flight while attempting to land at Cairo airport, killing 124 people...

    August 17, 1988:A US-made Hercules C-130 military aircraft crashes near Pakistan's eastern city of Bahawalpur, killing military ruler General Mohammad Zia ul Haq and 30 others including...

  • 20 killed in suicide bombing targeting shrine in Jhal Magsi, Balochistan

    At least 20 people, including a police constable, were killed and more than 30 injured in a suicide bombing on Thursday at Dargah Pir Rakhel Shah in Fatehpur, a small town in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan, DawnNews reported...

    The explosion, which police attributed to a suicide bomber, took place at the entrance to the dargah at a time when scores of people had gathered to pay their respects...

  • Jakarta suicide bombing kills three police officers

    A suicide bombing attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday killed three police officers, the latest assault to hit the Muslim-majority country as it struggles with a surge of terror plots...

    ”National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto told reporters that two suicide bombers had been involved in the attack and three police officers had died...

  • Kabul suicide bombing kills five

    KABUL: At least five people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber on foot struck near the Afghan defence ministry in Kabul, officials said, in an attack that was claimed by the militant Islamic State group...

  • Eleven killed in Baghdad suicide bombing

    BAGHDAD: A suicide car bomb ripped through an outdoor market in a Shia-dominated northeastern district of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, officials said, as government forces deployed across much of the Iraqi capital in preparation for a major military parade later this week...

    In Tuesday’s bombing, the explosives-laden pickup truck exploded during the morning rush hour at a vegetable and fruit market in the...

  • Taliban suicide bombing leaves six US soldiers dead

    KABUL: A Taliban suicide bomber killed six US soldiers near Kabul on Monday as the resurgent militant group kept tightening its grip on Afghanistan’s Helmand province, closing in on the strategic district of Sangin...

    The suicide bombing by a militant on a motorcycle during a joint patrol of Nato soldiers with Afghan forces near Bagram, the largest US military base in Afghanistan, marks one of the deadliest attacks on foreign troops...

  • ‘Attock attack not being treated as suicide bombing’

    RAWALPINDI: In the first information report (FIR) registered following the terrorist attack in Attock, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) did not declare the attack a suicide bombing or mention the number of suicide bombers...

    Earlier, the Inspector General of Police Punjab Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera said the attack was a suicide bombing, involving two bombers...

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