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Roadside bomb targets polio vaccination team in Pakistan; 11 dead

Roadside bomb targets polio vaccination team in Pakistan; 11 dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 1 (UPI) -- At least 11 people working to vaccinate residents of northwest Pakistan against polio were killed in a bomb attack Saturday, authorities said.

Blast near van in Kohat, Pakistan, leaves nine dead, 15 injured

KOHAT, Pakistan, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- At least nine people were killed and several others were injured in a blast in Kohat, Pakistan, Sunday, police said.

Blasts at election offices kill eight in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 28 (UPI) -- Eight people died and 29 were injured Sunday in two separate bombings at election offices in Pakistan, police said.

Young boys trained to be suicide bombers

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 29 (UPI) -- Pakistani boys, some as young as 9 rescued from a Taliban camp, were being indoctrinated to become suicide bombers, the Pakistani military said.

Pakistan Taliban vow more attacks

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Pakistan's Taliban, claiming responsibility for two separate bombings this week that killed about 100 people, have vowed more such attacks.

H5N1 bird flu found at 3rd Pakistan farm

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, April 17 (UPI) -- The deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza has been detected at a third poultry farm in Pakistan.

Tuberculosis still common in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 26 (UPI) -- Pakistan's National Tuberculosis Control Program said the country has the sixth highest tuberculosis rate in the world.

Police arrest two, Pearl still missing

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Pakistani police have arrested two more suspects while searching for kidnapped American journalist Daniel Pearl but still have no news about him.
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