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4 women shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan

IANS | February 22, 2021 03:08 PM

ISLAMABAD: Four women were shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan's North Waziristan district, police said on Monday.

The North Waziristan police said in a statement that unidentified gunmen fired at a vehicle carrying the women near Mir Ali, a major town in the district that borders Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.

"The women reportedly working for an NGO have been targeted and killed by the terrorists, " the statement said.

The statement added that a search and strike operation is being continued in the Mir Ali area to track down the terrorists.

Police said the driver of the car was injured and is undergoing a treatment.

No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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