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8 killed in attack on van in Pakistan, police say

From Nasir Habib, For CNN
March 13, 2011 — Updated 0933 GMT (1733 HKT)

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — Suspected militants opened fire on a commuter van in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing eight people, police said.

The attack took place in the Hangu district of the Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa province, said district Police Chief Abdul Rasheed.

The van was traveling from Kurram Agency, one of seven districts that make up the country’s tribal region, to Hangu, when five to six gunmen fired on it, he said.

 

SOURCE: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/13/pakistan.shooting/

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