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2006-05-17 02:14:54

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Tribal militants fighting for more autonomy blew up a natural gas pipeline in Pakistan's troubled southwest on Wednesday, killing a girl and wounding her mother and another relative, officials said. The girl died when the 16 inch diameter pipeline passing near her house in Dera Bugti town in Baluchistan province blew up, Abdul Samad Lasi, a senior government official in the area, said. In another incident, militants attacked a police station near Dera...

2006-04-02 06:40:00

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A series of bomb and land mine blasts on Sunday killed at least five people and wounded several more in tribal rebel areas of Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, government officials said. Ethnic Baluch tribesmen fighting for more autonomy and greater benefits from mineral resources, including Pakistan's largest gas fields, were suspected of being behind two bombings, in Kohlu and Bolan districts, some 400 km (250 miles) and 250 km east of...

2006-03-26 08:19:30

By Aamir Ashraf DERA BUGTI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two tribal militants and a paramilitary trooper were killed in a gunbattle in the troubled Pakistani province of Baluchistan, bordering Afghanistan, on Sunday, officials said. Elsewhere in the province, two home-made bombs exploded outside the house of the provincial chief minister and militants blew up a natural gas pipeline, but there were no casualties in these incidents. The violence happened as up to 1,500 pro-government Rahija...

2006-02-05 06:19:35

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Tribal militants fired more than 100 rockets into a town near Pakistan's largest gas field in the troubled province of Baluchistan, killing eight people, officials said on Sunday. The rockets hit the town of Sui late Saturday, damaging 16 houses. Police said two military guards and six civilians were killed in the attack, which followed a similar rocket blitz on Friday and early Saturday around the nearby town of Dera Bugti. The area's senior government...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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