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250 held for attack on Pakistan International Airlines plane in Peshawar

Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 5:49pm IST | Agency: ANI

Police and other security agencies have confirmed the detention of at least 250 people in connection with Tuesday night's terror strike on a Pakistan International Airline (PIA)) that was landing at Peshawar's Bacha Khan International Airport.

The terror strike resulted in one female passenger being killed and two airline crew being injured.

Though most flights have resumed from the airport, two airlines -- Emirates and Etihad diverted their flights to other Pakistan cities.

According to the Dawn,Dubai-based Emirates airline suspended flights to Peshawar while the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad cancelled one flight on Wednesday, sating that they were still observing the security situation. 


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