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2006-08-27 00:06:56

QUETTA, Baluchistan (Reuters) - Authorities in the Pakistani city of Quetta imposed an indefinite curfew and called in troops on Sunday after violent protests followed the killing of a Baluch nationalist rebel leader.

2006-07-28 07:32:16

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast outside a bank wounded at least 19 people in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's troubled southwest province of Baluchistan, police and doctors said. Two of the wounded were in a critical condition.

2006-07-18 01:07:53

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan arrested about 52 Taliban militants in raids overnight in the southwest province of Baluchistan, taking action that Afghanistan, the United States and NATO powers have long called for. "They are Taliban, and they have links with those living in Afghanistan.

2006-06-12 08:09:59

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast in the Pakistani town of Quetta killed five people and wounded 17 on Monday, and nationalist militants fighting for control of natural resources were the main suspects.

2006-06-12 03:36:31

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on a road in the Pakistani town of Quetta on Monday, killing five people and wounding 17, police and a hospital official said.

2006-06-12 02:13:01

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on a road in the Pakistani town of Quetta on Monday, killing three people and wounding 11, police said. "The explosion went off near a hotel.

2006-06-12 01:38:35

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A blast on a road in the Pakistani town of Quetta killed three people and wounded 11 on Monday, police said. "The explosion went off near a hotel. At the moment, we have received three bodies and 11 injured," senior Quetta police official Zahid Afaq told Reuters.

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.

2006-05-11 00:08:07

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least six policemen were killed and 13 wounded on Thursday in five explosions at a police training school in the Pakistani city of Quetta, police and hospital sources said. The explosions occurred in the firing range of the police training school.

2006-04-10 02:29:52

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast in a barber shop killed one man and wounded 21 other people in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan on Monday, officials said.


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