Pakistan

Factbox - Security developments in Pakistan, 08 Jan 2009

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Pakistan at 1000 GMT on Thursday.

KHUZDAR - Separatist militants detonated a roadside bomb as an army vehicle passed in Khuzdar district, southwestern Baluchistan, killing a passer-by and wounding two people including a paramilitary, said senior police official Ghulam Ali Chisti.

MIRANSHAH - Militants shot dead a senior government official and his bodyguard in an ambush in Razmak district in North Waziristan, a known hotbed of support for al Qaeda and Taliban militants, intelligence officials said.

(Compiled by Islamabad bureau; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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