Grenade attack at Nowshera army facility wounds 10
[Dawn] Two men on a cycle of violence hurled hand grenades at the main gate of an army recruiting center in northwestern Pakistain on Tuesday, wounding 10 people, police said.
The injured in the attack in the garrison town of Risalpur in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
province included civilians and security personnel, said senior police official, Ghulam Mohammed.
Mohammed said the police have launched a manhunt to trace and arrest the attackers.
No one immediately grabbed credit for the attack, the latest in a string of assaults in recent days that illustrate the continued challenge Pakistain faces from Islamic fascisti despite military operations against the Pak Taliban and their supporters.
Tuesdays attack came a day after a boom-mobile went
kaboom! in a crowded market in Pakistains northwestern town of Jamrud near the Afghan border, killing 17 people and wounding more than 40 others.
Earlier on Saturday, ten Taliban fighters armed with rockets and boom-mobiles attacked the military section of an international airport in 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.
, killing four people and wounding over 40 others.
Five of the Islamic fascisti were killed during the attack and the other five died Sunday after hours-long shootout with security forces.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-19