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Abbottabad

(ăb`ətäbäd), city (1991 est. pop. 66,000), NE Pakistan. It is a popular health resort c.4,000 ft (1,220 m) above sea level in the Himalaya region. It is also an administrative center and a market town for an agricultural and timber area. Founded by Sir James Abbott, a deputy commissioner of British India, it was an important British military post. Nearby are rock inscriptions of Indian emperor Aśoka (3d cent. B.C.). The city suffered widespread damage from the 2005 N Pakistan earthquake. In 2011 Osama bin Ladenbin Laden, Osama or Usama
, 1957?–2011, Saudi-born leader of Al Qaeda, a terrorist organization devoted to uniting all Muslims and establishing a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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, who had lived in hiding in a house in Abbottabad for five years, was killed there in a raid by U.S. forces.
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ABBOTTABAD -- Peshawar High Court (PHC) Abbottabad bench Wednesday ordered to lift 15-day ban on Rikshaw in Haripur district.
Abbottabad -- Strike of the revenue staff (Patwari's) entered into second day here at Abbottabad on the call of their provincial president and had locked the offices where the Patwari's carried out no work.
ABBOTTABAD -- A delegation of around 30 local government members has travelled to the provincial capital of Peshawar to lodge their protest against alleged corruption in the Abbottabad Beautification Project.
High Court (PHC) Abbottabad Bench, nine district and Tehsil councilors of PTI
ABBOTTABAD -- The Water and Sanitation Services Company (WSSC), Abbottabad, has urged the residents, shopkeepers and vendors to dispose of garbage at the designated spots in order to provide clean environment to the city dwellers and tourists.
Police said the van was going to Shervan from Abbottabad, adding that three passengers, including a woman, died on the spot and ten others were critically injured.
Abbottabad -- Husband and wife were found dead in Narain, Abbottabad due to suffocation caused by gas leakage and gas load shedding.
ABBOTTABAD -- The decision made by the Officialdom of the Cantonment Board Abbottabad (CBA) to shut the Cantonment Park for the public and dwellers of the area showed reservation over the decision.
This paper attempts stratigraphic characterization of the Early Cambrian Abbottabad Formation exposed in the Sherwan area west of Abbottabad.
Islamabad, Sept 7(ANI): The Pakistani judicial commission probing the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad has imposed a ban on foreign travel for everyone, including Dr Shakeel Afridi, related to the incident.