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  אלול 14, 5771 , 13/09/11

Gunmen Attack School Van in Pakistan

Gunmen attacked a school van in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three children, a teacher and the driver, police said. The strike took place in Matani on the outskirts of the main northwestern city of Peshawar.

The district is the scene of a vicious conflict between government-backed tribal armies and militants with links to al-Qaeda and the Taliban based in the nearby Afghan border regions.

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