Crime Watch – Newsletter for March 1, 2011Tuesday, March 1, 2011
ISLAMABAD – The bodies of four men apparently killed by the Taliban for working as informers for the US, were found Tuesday in Pakistan’s lawless tribal zone, officials said.
The bodies of the local men, who had been shot several times, were discovered in the Hamzoni area in the district of North Waziristan, near the …. Original article on Gaea Times at : Taliban kill four alleged spies in Pakistan.
PATNA – Maoists blew up a mobile tower of a private telecom operator in Bihar’s Jamui district early Tuesday as they enforced a two-day strike in the eastern part of the state to protest the killing of six guerrillas in a gunfight, police said.
Police officials said a dozen armed guerrillas blew up a mobile … Original source on Gaea Times at : Maoists blow up mobile tower in Bihar.
ISLAMABAD – Washington has turned down Pakistan’s proposal to swap US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men in Lahore, with Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist who is serving a prison term in US for killing marines in Afghanistan, it was reported here.
Diplomatic Sources told the Dawn in Washington that Islamabad had taken … Read more »».
DHAKA – A bank in Bangladesh is spending eight percent of its profits to fund militants in the country, State Minister for Home Shamsul Huq Tuku has alleged.
The Islami Bank Bangladesh is spending the money through the Islami Bank Foundation, Tuku told officials here Monday at a meeting on ways to combat militancy.
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SRINAGAR – An assistant executive engineer died in hospital Tuesday, a day after he was critically injured in a grenade explosion in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.
“Showkat Ali Khan, an assistant executive engineer of the state roads and buildings department, who had been injured in yesterday’s grenade explosion in Batmaloo area of the …. Original article on Gaea Times at : Engineer injured in Srinagar blast dies.
SRINAGAR – Separatist guerrillas shot dead a contractor in north Kashmir’s Kreeri town while a powerful hand grenade blast wounded four people, including two policemen, in summer capital Srinagar Monday.
A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas hurled a powerful hand grenade in front of the fire services headquarters in the uptown Batmallo locality … Original source on Gaea Times at : One killed, four injured in Kashmir.
SRINAGAR – Two policemen and a government official were injured in a grenade attack by separatists here Monday, police said.
…. Original source : Two cops, official injured in Kashmir attack.