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    Pakistan oil tanker explosion: Death toll rises to 153

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:20am on June 26, 2017

    Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with...

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    Pakistan oil tanker explosion : Death toll rises to 153

    Reuters | Updated at 11:03am on June 25, 2017

    An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed...

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    Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:13pm on June 24, 2017

    The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 45 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks...

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    India mob kills Muslim teen in beef row, one arrested

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:50pm on June 24, 2017

    Indian police Saturday said one person has been arrested after a mob stabbed a Muslim teenager to death on suspicion of carrying beef, an offence...

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    Police officer beaten to death in Indian Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:27pm on June 23, 2017

    A police officer was beaten to death by an angry mob outside a mosque in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Friday, as...

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    13 dead in SW Pakistan explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 12:25am on June 24, 2017

    An explosion targeting a police vehicle in Pakistan’s southwestern Quetta city on Friday killed at least 13 people and injured around 20 others, officials said...

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    Taliban car bombing at Afghan bank kills 34

    Agence France-Presse . Lashkar Gah | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    At least 34 people were killed Thursday when a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queuing to...

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    Dead paraded in Darjeeling amid unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Darjeeling | Updated at 12:51am on June 19, 2017

    Hundreds of protesters on Sunday paraded with coffins containing the bodies of two men they claimed were killed in clashes with Indian security forces in...

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    Dozens killed in attack on regional Afghanistan police HQ - officials

    Reuters | Updated at 12:45pm on June 18, 2017

    Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many as five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan...

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    Six suspects convicted in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:07pm on June 16, 2017

    A court in Indian has convicted six people for involvement in an attack in Mumbai in 1993 in which powerful bombs packed in...