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Pakistan police hunt healer who hit nail into pregnant woman’s head

A manhunt is under way in Pakistan for a faith healer who allegedly hammered a nail into a pregnant woman’s head. The woman arrived at a hospital in Peshawar after trying to extract the 5cm nail with pliers. Initially, she told doctors that she had carried out the act herself, but later admitted a faith […]

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Pakistan: Gunmen kill Christian cleric and wound his colleague in Peshawar

Gunmen killed a Christian cleric and wounded his colleague as they were driving home from church in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, police said. Pastor William Siraj died instantly in the ambush, church authorities said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the shooting in a city where a twin suicide bombing killed scores […]

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Pakistan: Winning candidate killed in celebratory gunfire after winning village council elections

A young man who had just successfully won the Village Council election on Sunday was killed when political workers in Peshawar’s Surizai area fired guns to celebrate the victory and a bullet hit him. Mohammad Zakriya Khan won the election on a General Councillor seat for the local Village Council. A few other candidates from […]

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Pakistan: Gunmen assassinate policemen guarding polio vaccination team

Gunmen shot dead a policeman guarding a polio vaccination team in Pakistan’s northwest on Sunday in the second such killing in two days, police said on Sunday. The attack in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa came a day after two men with the Pakistan Taliban, known by the acronym TTP, gunned down another police officer […]

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Pakistan: Chinese engineers among several dead after bus falls into ditch and explodes

At least 12 people were killed after a bus carrying Chinese engineers in northern Pakistan fell into a ditch and exploded, according to local police. Helicopters were flying to the region to bring the injured to a major city. The Chinese workers were heading to the site of Dasu Dam, a large hydroelectric gravity dam […]

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Two policemen protecting polio vaccination workers shot dead in Pakistan

Gunmen riding a motorcycle shoot dead two security personnel protecting polio vaccination workers in north-western Pakistan, police said. The attack took place on Wednesday in the district of Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as the officers returned to a police station after providing security for the polio team. The policemen died at the scene, while […]