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Karachi madrassa students ready to reinforce Lal Masjid
Karachi, July 4 (IANS) Clerics and madrassa students here have said that they 'will not stop' those who want to reinforce the Lal Masjid complex in Islamabad, where clashes between Pakistani security forces and militants and students killed 12 people.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007 10:51:54 AM

Lal Masjid toll 12; Cleric ready to talk (LEAD)
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The toll in Tuesday's clashes between students and militants in the capital's Lal Masjid and the para-military Rangers climbed to 12 people killed and over 150 injured, as government tightened security and opposition leaders offered to broker peace.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007 9:40:38 AM

Curfew imposed around Lal Masjid after 11 killed in riots
Islamabad, July 4 (DPA) Authorities have imposed curfew around a mosque in the centre of Islamabad, after day-long religious battles left 11 people dead and about 150 injured.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007 9:28:22 AM

At least nine killed in clashes near Lal Masjid (SECONDINTRO NIGHTLEAD)
Islamabad, July 3 (DPA) At least nine people, including a soldier and a journalist, were killed and more than 150 others were injured in ongoing armed clashes between security forces and militant students at a mosque in Islamabad Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 10:06:50 PM

Three killed in police-militant clash near Lal Masjid (INTRO NIGHTLEAD)
Islamabad, July 3 (DPA) Three people, including a soldier, were killed and at least a dozen others were injured as security forces and militant students exchanged fire at a besieged mosque in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 7:34:58 PM

Lal Masjid changes colour in eye of the government
Islamabad, Jul 3 (IANS) The famous but controversial Lal Masjid has come a long way from being the centre of learning, favoured by the national capital's elite, from where calls for jihad went out in the 1980s.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 6:07:34 PM

Two feared killed in police militant clash near Lal Masjid (EVENING LEAD)
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) A Pakistani Ranger and a student were feared killed and scores injured in clashes between security forces and radical students at the Lal Masjid in the heart of Pakistan's capital Tuesday afternoon, according to media reports.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 5:15:55 PM

Lal Masjid chief cleric declares jihad
Islamabad, July 3 (Xinhua) The chief cleric of the controversial Lal Masjid here Tuesday declared jihad after an exchange of fire between students and Pakistani security forces, Dawn News channel reported.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 4:29:55 PM

Theology students, security forces clash in Pakistan
Islamabad July 3 (Xinhua) At least three policemen were injured Tuesday when students of Theology in this Pakistani capital exchanged fire with security forces, Dawn News channel reported.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 3:27:58 PM

Top Pakistani law officials may be sacked
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan's law secretary and attorney general may be sacked, media reports said Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court slammed the government and imposed a fine for making 'scandalous' claims against suspended chief justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007 2:43:38 PM

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