Pakistan: Sectarian violence continues; 4 dead

February 10, 2006 08:50


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A firefight killed three Shiites and at least one Sunni in a northwestern Pakistani town where a suicide bombing, riots and other violence killed 28 during the previous day, an official said Friday. Rockets and other weapons were used in the new wave of fighting that began late Thursday and continued Friday around Hangu, according to the town's top district administrator, Ghani ur-Rahman. "According to my information, three Shiites and one or two Sunni Muslims were killed in the rocket attacks and gunfire," he said. "This incident happened near the Ibrahim Zai area near Hangu," he said.

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