Four Killed In North Waziristan Attacks
[Dawn] Four persons were killed and two others injured when assailants attacked two vehicles in different areas of North Wazoo Agency.
The political administration imposed curfew in major towns of the tribal region and launched search operation after the incidents.
Sources said that three members of Wazir tribe were killed when their vehicle was attacked by person or persons unknown near Epi area of Mir Ali tehsil. They said that members of Wazir tribe were going to their homes from Mir Ali Bazaar. All the three rustics were killed on the spot, they added.
Sources said that the assailants managed to escape. The authorities imposed curfew in Mir Ali and launched a search operation.
In the second incident, a driver of Frontier Works Organisation was killed and two of his colleagues were maimed when their vehicle was attacked by assailants on Miranshah
... headquarters of al-Qaeda in Pakistain and likely location of Ayman al-Zawahiri. The Haqqani network has established a
ministate in centered on the town with courts, tax offices and lots of madrassas...
-Mir Ali Road. The dear departed was identified as Akram Khan.
The political administration ordered imposition of curfew on Bannu-Miranshah Road. All educational institutions, government offices and shops at Miranshah Bazaar were closed after the incident. In Mohmand Agency
... Named for the Mohmand clan of the Sarban Pahstuns, a truculent, quarrelsome lot. In Pakistain, the Mohmands infest their eponymous Agency, metastasizing as far as the plains of Peshawar, Charsadda, and Mardan. Mohmands are also scattered throughout Pakistan in urban areas including Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta. In Afghanistan they are mainly found in Nangarhar and Kunar...
, two security personnel sustained injuries when a jacket wallah went kaboom!" in front of the office of assistant political agent in Yakaghund on Monday.
Officials said that the bomber wanted to target APA office but he failed to reach his target owing to strict security arrangements.
The bomber went kaboom!" when he sensed that Khasadar personnel could arrest him, they added.
They said that subedar Javed and sepoy Rehman were maimed in the blast. The injured were shifted to Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
at death's door.
APA Fahad Wazir told journalists that the bomber was about 25-year-old and seemed a non-local. He said that about five kilograms of explosives were used in the blast.
Officials said that they received information that a suicide bomber had entered the area and APA office was his apparent target.
Strict security measures were taken and the attempt to target APA office was foiled, they added.
Security forces cordoned off bazaars in Yakaghund, Main Mandi and Ghalanai and launched a search operation. However,
a clean conscience makes a soft pillow...
no arrest was made. The main Peshawar-Bajaur Road remained closed to traffic for more than four hours. It is pertinent to mention here that 110 persons were killed and over 120 injured in a suicide kaboom on the same office on July 9, 2010.
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