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Kalat

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a region of SW Pakistan, in S Baluchistan: formerly a princely state ruled by the Khan of Kalat, which joined Pakistan in 1948
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By evening, they arrived in Qalat, the provincial capital of Zabul.
In the rainy spell, Quetta, Qalat, Musakhel, Qilla Abdullah, Pishin, Chaman and other cities received rainfall pushing the mercury down in the region.
"The Frontier Corps (FC) raided the house and killed Hidayat Ullah after a strong resistance from him," Qaisar Khan, a senior administration official in Qalat, told AFP.
NDS further added that the militants are memners of Haqqani group which has been involved in a number of attacks in Qalat city that led to the killing of at least two people and wounding 5 others.
In the Qalat incident, there was little apparent value in concentrating so many important people for a simple school book distribution.
"A terrorist with explosive device strapped on his body blew himself up next to the provincial governor while he was visiting patients in a hospital in Qalat city, leaving a doctor dead and injuring a bodyguard of the governor," Nasiri told Xinhua, adding the governor escaped unhurt and he is safe and sound.
Human Rights Watch observed rebel activity in large portions of Qalat Diza and Qandil where the PKK or PJAK maintain checkpoints, and villagers confirmed their presence.
"The Turkish aerial bombardment was renewed on Tuesday night and the civilian Ismail Baz Hamed, 20, was wounded during this bombing," said Hassan Abdullah, the mayor of the Qalat Dizah area in Sulaimaniyah.
Manama's Souq has been famous for hundreds of years; Qalat Arad (Arad Fort) dates back to the 15th Century; Qalat al Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) -- once capital of the ancient Dilum civilisation -- is a Unesco World Heritage Site; Bahrain National Museum displays archaeological artefacts spanning 6,000 years of Bahrain's history and a restoration programme on the island of Muharraq -- former capital of Bahrain -- aims to preserve the Kingdom's pearling heritage.
Police forces confiscated two missiles launcher platforms in the main road between Kahla and Qalat Salih areas on Wednesday, media chief of Maysan police department colonel Sadiq Salam stated to NINA.<p>Salam added "Another police force discovered an amount of weapons and ammo in Abu Rumana area according to intelligence information," noting that "Hiteen area police forces seized (1kg) of drugs while conducting search-raids in the area
The provincial governor, Mohammad Ashraq Nasiri, said that Taliban militants gunned down a detective and his police bodyguard in the provincial capital, Qalat.
More than 400 demonstrators in the southern city of Qalat clashed with the police, who responded with gunfire, killing two protestors and wounding at least 10 others, a provincial spokesman said by telephone.