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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Peshawar

This year
Blast at Pakistan mosque kills at least 80 people and injures 150 others
The attack happened during afternoon worship in the provincial capital of Peshawar.
All time
'One student jumped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up'
At least 21 people have died following today’s attack on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University.
'Still my heart is crying': Devastation and anger a year on from school massacre
More than 130 students were killed in their school by Taliban gunmen.
School massacre: Devastating before-and-after photos of 4 best friends
“Friends uplift the soul.”
132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school
The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.
Police find bullet-ridden body of woman kidnapped after giving polio vaccines
Salma Ghani was taken by five unidentified men from outside her house in Peshawar on Sunday. Her bullet-riddled body was found in a field yesterday.
Pakistani doctor who helped find bin Laden charged with murder and fraud
Shakeel Afridi was recruited by the CIA to run a fake vaccination programme in Abbottabad in hopes of obtaining DNA samples to identify the Al Qaeda chief.
Car bomb rips through Pakistani market killing at least 39 people
The bomb caused carnage in the busy market in city of Peshawar, a gateway to tribal regions which are a stronghold of militants linked to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
Suicide attack kills eight at Pakistan election rally
It was the fourth deadly attack on politicians or political parties in three days as the country prepares to hold historic polls on 11 May.
Suicide attack at Pakistan checkpost leaves 24 dead
Suicide bombers attacked a military checkpost in Pakistan’s troubled northwest today, killing 13 soldiers and 11 civilians.
Pakistan to decide if girl, 14, needs treatment abroad after being shot in head
Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog at age 11 to describe life as a girl under the Taliban. Her condition is described as serious.
Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.
Bomb targeting government bus in Pakistan kills 18
Eighteen government employees and other civilians were killed when a bomb exploded on a bus in northwestern Pakistan.
34 killed in double bomb attack at Pakistan market
The Taliban has denied repsonsibility for the explosions, which injured dozens of people.
Suicide bomb kills five at Pakistani police building
Five people have been killed and 30 injured in Peshawar, in the latest suicide bomb attack designed as revenge for the death of Osama bin Laden.
Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan
The blast happened on Wednesday morning and injured more than 30 people according to a hospital administrator.
Four killed in Pakistan blast
Three police officers and one civilian were killed in attack authorities say was carried out by a teenage suicide bomber.