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2 hurt in blast outside Kohat NGO

At least two people were injured when a bomb exploded outside an NGO in Muslimabad area of Kohat on Thursday, partially damaging the building of the NGO. According to police sources, unknown

Police in Kohat seize 204 KG of explosives

KOHAT – Police have arrested three suspects and seized their explosive laden vehicle on Friday. The vehicle was carrying 204 kilogramme of explosive material.
The suspects, who have been moved to an unknown location, were arrested after the vehicle was stopped at Kohat Tunnel Indus highway.
DPO Kohat Mubarak Zaib told media men that the vehicle was headed from Banu to Peshawar. He said that security was already on high alert and more information on the suspects would be

8 killed in Kohat, Mohmand Agency

PESHAWAR – At least eight people, including four children and a woman, were killed and several others injured in separate incidents in Kohat and Mohmand Agency on Wednesday. Officials said some children were busy playing along the bank of a rain-fountain in village Jarma in the outskirts of Kohat when explosives dumped by unidentified people exploded.
The blast killed four children and injuries three others. Meanwhile, a mortar shell accidentally hit a house in Baezai area of

Explosives kill four children in Kohat

PESHAWAR – An explosive device killed four children and wounded three others while they were playing at a pond in warm spring weather on Wednesday, police said.
Police said that the device exploded on the outskirts of the northwestern garrison town of Kohat in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where Taliban insurgents have been fighting against government troops.
The victims were aged seven and nine, police said.
“Four children have been killed and three others were

Two top terrorists killed near Kohat

KOHAT – The security forces killed at least two most wanted terrorists in a clash at Kamal Khel, a suburb of Kohat, on Friday. The terrorists opened indiscriminate fire when the security forces were conducting a search operation in the locality. They were stated to be involved in various bombings in Kohat and attacks on the security forces.
In another incident, tribesmen captured eight persons allegedly linked with the extremists. Meanwhile, a traffic police Inspector Qaiser

Oil and gas deposits explored in Kohat

PESHAWAR – The Mole International Company has explored such deposits of oil and gas at Makori in Kohat district as can address the needs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.According to Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain, the Mole International’s new regional chief called on Chief Minister Amir Haider khan Hoti on Wednesday and informed him about the latest achievements regarding these deposits. Mian Iftikhar said the new well would give around 6,000 barrels of oil and 10 ml cubic gas on

Kohat Tunnel closed after suicide bombs kill 8

PESHAWAR – The Pak-Japan Friendship Kohat Tunnel, connecting southern districts and tribal regions with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital Peshawar, was closed for traffic late on Friday after suicide attacks in the tunnel killed eight people and injured another 19.
Following the incident, authorities closed the tunnel and diverted traffic towards the 100-year-old Kotal Pass. According to details, two suicide attackers targeted the Kohat Tunnel late on Friday, with the first attacking a

Twin truck bombings in, outside Kohat tunnel

PESHAWAR – At least seven people including two women were killed and 19 others injured in twin truck bombings that targeted a key road tunnel which connects Peshawar to Kohat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, private TV channels reported early on Saturday.
The attacks took place late on Friday night in and outside the tunnel. In the first attack, an explosive-laden truck entered the tunnel and blew up, badly damaging another truck behind it, wounding five people, said Shahidullah, the

15 killed in Kohat suicide attack

PESHAWAR: Amidst continued high alert in violence-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, another suicide attack killed 15 and injured 25 in Kohat on Wednesday.
The bomber blew himself up close to a warehouse owned by an anti-Taliban militia leader and a bus stop in Tirah Bazaar.
Police said the bomber blew himself up at the door of a bus carrying passengers to the nearby Orakzai Agency. Kohat Commissioner Khalid Khan Omarzai confirmed to Pakistan Today that 15 people were killed