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Ban Ki-moon Asks Pakistan to Act against Wagah Attackers

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Pakistan to act against the terrorists who carried out the attack last week at the Wagah border on Tuesday. Ban’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Monday, “The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack” that took place Saturday on the Pakistani side of the Wagah border crossing with India. “The Secretary-General,” he ...

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Wagah Attack: PM Nawaz Sharif Vows to Battle Militants as DeathToll Mounts

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed the military operations against militants would continue till their complete elimination as the Wagah suicide bombing toll mounted to 59, a media report said on Monday. Over 110 people were bloodied and wounded, some of them critically, when a young suicide bomber blew himself up near the Wagah border. There were conflicting reports on ...

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Wagah Border Attack: Flag-Lowering Ceremony Suspended

The flag-lowering ceremony that takes place at Wagah border crossing between India and Pakistan every evening has been postponed until Thursday after the deadly suicide attack that killed at least 55 people and injured over 150 at the Wagah checkpoint on Sunday evening. The blast occurred minutes after the popular flag- lowering ceremony at the main Indo-Pak land border crossing ...

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