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News agency offices attacked

LAKKI MARWAT- Enraged workers of a student organisation attacked the offices of a news agency at Serai Naurang and set ablaze copies of various newspapers.

Some 40 workers of Jamiat Talabal-i-Islam, a student wing of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam, armed with rods and sticks, attacked the offices of Ashfaq News Agency on the Bannu-Dera Road. The attackers set on fire bundles of newspapers and abused the news agent.

Source: Dawn
Date:8/14/2001