Security man killed, 14 injured in Kurram blast
[Dawn] A security man was killed and 14 persons received injuries in a kaboom at Sadda Bazaar in Kurram Agency
...home of an intricately interconnected web of poverty, ignorance, and religious fanaticism, where the laws of cause and effect are assumed to be suspended, conveniently located adjacent to Tora Bora...
Official sources said that an improvised bomb (IED) was planted by faceless myrmidons at Ajab Khan Chowk in Sadda Bazaar that went off at 11:15am. A security man identified as Khial Bacha was killed and 14 persons, including three security personnel and two children, were maimed in the blast, they said. They added that two shops were also destroyed partially in the kaboom.
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
Governor Barrister Masood Kausar expressed concern
...meaning the brow was mildly wrinkled, the eyebrows drawn slightly together, and a thoughtful expression assumed, not that anything was actually done or indeed that any thought was actually expended...
over the attack and said that such acts should be thwarted. He said that government with the cooperation of local people would take necessary measures to overcome the situation.
In North Wazoo Agency, a woman was killed and a man received injuries when mortar shells were fired from across the border on Wednesday.
Sources said that NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
forces fired 17 mortar shells from Paktia province of Afghanistan at Wacha Bibi area of tehsil Dattakhel in North Waziristan Agency. They said that several houses were destroyed in the shelling.
A woman was killed and a man identified as Mir Wali received injuries when mortar shells hit the area, they added.
Also, NATO forces fired two mortar shells from Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
of Afghanistan that landed in Ghulam Khan area. However,
you can observe a lot just by watching...
no casualty was reported in 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...
, faceless myrmidons blew up two government-run schools in the small hours of Wednesday.
Local sources said that faceless myrmidons planted improvised bombs at a government primary school in Tora Garai area of tehsil Pandilai and government primary school in Shah Baig Yaseen Kore area of tehsil Haleemzai. The bombs went
kaboom! and destroyed buildings of both the schools, they added.
About 111 educational institutions have been destroyed by suspected faceless myrmidons in Mohmand tribal region so far.
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