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Kohat

(kō`hät), town (1981 pop. 55,832), N Pakistan, on the Kohat Toi River. The town, enclosed by a wall with 14 gates, is noted for its cotton fabrics and lungis. Kohat contains a 19th-century British fort built on the site of an old Sikh fortress.

Kohat

 

a city in Pakistan, in the Northwest Frontier Province, on the Kohat Toi River. Population, 49,900 (1961). A railroad station. Weaving is the city’s major handicraft. There are large salt mines near Kohat. Kohat arose as a military settlement near the Kohat Pass.

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The Bab-i-Jawaki gate, being constructed at the boundary of the district with the adjacent tribal region near the cadet college Kohat on Rawalpindi road, was ready for putting up its roof when it fell down.
Soon after the incident of the bridge collapse, the official of the rescue and police along with the officials of the political administration also rushed on the spot and started relief operation by recovering six bodies from the debris of the bridge while taken the injured to district headquarters hospital Kohat for medical treatment.
One of the accused in the Asma Rani murder case, Sadiqullah, disclosed to the Kohat police during interrogation that driver Shahzeb had aided and facilitated in escape after the commission of offence.
Kohat [Pakistan], Jan 30 ( ANI ): Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu notice of the murder of a medical student in Kohat city.
Additional Assistant Commissioner Kohat, Iqrar Ali Shah acted as presiding officer while Assistant Commissioner Kohat Mehmood Ahmed and District Election Commissioner Shahabuddin were also present on this occasion.
Ullah, Provincial Coach Shafqat Ullah, DSO Kohat Syed Sikander Shah, Naveed (DSO Hangu), Ismail Khan (DSO Karak) and a large number of spectators were also present.