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Gunmen kill nine foreign tourists, two locals in northern Pakistan

The Chicago Tribune, 24 June 2013
Publié le : 24 juin 2013
 Jibran Ahmed 
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a mountaineering base camp in northern Pakistan on Sunday and shot dead nine foreign trekkers and a Pakistani guide as they rested during an arduous climb up one of the world's tallest peaks, police said.

The night-time raid - which killed five Ukrainians, three Chinese and a Russian - was among the worst attacks on foreigners in Pakistan in a decade and underscored the growing reach of militants in a highland region once considered secure.

One of the victims also held a U.S. passport, a U.S. official said, without giving further details.

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