Cellphone company tower blown up in Mohmand
[Dawn] Militants in Mohmand tribal region's Haleemzai Tehsil blew up a private cellphone company's tower on Tuesday morning.

The snuffies had planted home-made explosives at the company's tower in the tehsil's Mian Mandi area and destroyed it. However,
a clean conscience makes a soft pillow...
no loss of life was reported in the kaboom in the Kassai area in Mian Mandi, officials said.

Following the blast, the Frontier Corps launched search operations in the area and placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
scores of rustics. Two journalists were also detained in Ghalanai because the tower was said to be installed on their property.

A local journalist also said two newsmen were detained from the Ghalanai press club under the collective and territorial responsibility law.

Journalists in Ghalanai blocked the 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.
-Ghalanai Road for traffic to protest against the detaining of their colleagues. The road was opened after assurance given by Assistant Political Agent, Ghalanai, Jamshed Khan that he would be taking up the case for the detainees' release.

Posted by: Fred 2012-12-12