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More than 30 worshippers killed in powerful blast inside mosque in Pakistan’s Peshawar city

A powerful bomb exploded inside a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar on Friday, killing more than 30 worshippers and wounding dozens more, many of them critically. The explosion occurred as worshippers had gathered in the Kucha Risaldar mosque in Peshawar’s old city area for Friday prayers. Peshawar police chief Muhammed Ejaz Khan […]

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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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Critically ill covid-19 patients die after oxygen supplier FAILS to deliver oxygen cylinders

At least six critically-ill Covid-19 patients died after one of the largest hospitals in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar ran out of oxygen supply. The spokesman at Khyber Teaching Hospital said when the vendor who supplies the hospital with medical oxygen failed to arrive in time the patients died. The Khyber Teaching Hospital is […]

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Blast inside religious school in Pakistan’s Peshawar kills 7, injures dozens

At least seven people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded after an explosion struck a religious school in Pakistan, police have said. The attack took place in the city of Peshawar. Hospital official identified the dead between the ages 20 and 30. The city of Peshawar, close to the Afghan border, has […]

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US citizen shot dead in Pakistan courtroom during blasphemy trial

United States citizen, Tahir Ahmed Naseem, on trial for blasphemy in Pakistan has been shot dead while appearing in court on Wednesday. The latest act of violence happened in the northwestern city of Peshawar, after a member of the public walked into the courtroom and opened fire in front of the judge, according to officials. […]

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Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan dies in Peshawar

Shah Rukh Khan’s paternal cousin Noor Jehan died in Pakistan’s Peshawar, reported Geo News, citing a confirmation from the family. Speaking to Geo News, Noor Jehan’s younger brother Mansoor Ahmed confirmed the news of his sister’s death on Tuesday, reportedly adding that she had been battling cancer for some time. The news of Noor Jehan’s death […]