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Bomb attack on school in Peshawar, two killed and 14 wounded, seven children
The radical Islamists target education institutions, especially female ones. The Diocese of Peshawar to AsiaNews: "Our society is heading towards darkness, education is a ray of hope. We urge the government to ensure that the ray of hope spreads across Pakistan. "
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Tension rises in Kashmir, nine dead in two different attacks
A bomb exploded in the middle of a group of migrant workers in Srinagar. According to the police, the objective was a paramilitary squad on patrol, but a witness says that the target was a group of Hindu pilgrims. A former leader of the mujahedin was killed in a second attack.
Suicide bomb on Peshawar hotel, 15 dead more than 70 injured
Two UN employees among the victims. 500 kgs of explosives packed on board the car. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, Taliban suspected. Pakistan’s President and premier condemn the bombing and reiterate “all out war” on terrorism.
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Catholic activists: Educational emergency in Pakistan, 22.6 million children are out of school
On March 8 the ESL study was presented. In the country 44% of children between six and 16 years have no access to education, while the illiteracy rate is 59.98%. The funds for schools are limited, as opposed to those destined to military spending. The teaching of the Koran is required. Activist: "Children must go to school and not to work at home."
Pakistani Christians "number one target " after the death of Bin Laden
Fr. Javed Gill, parish priest in Abbotabad, confirms that the situation in the town is still "critical" for religious minorities. The killing of the Al Qaeda leader has increased fears and alert levels. Prayer and fasting for peace in the region.
Islamabad: commandos ambush a military vehicle, an officer and the driver dead
The attack occurred today in a residential area of the capital, so far no one has claimed responsibility. The government orders the closure of all schools and institutions in the country. A necessary measure to strengthen security following the attack on the Islamic University on October 20 that killed eight people.
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