2002 in Pakistan

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2002
in
Pakistan
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See also: Other events of 2002
List of years in Pakistan

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 January - an earthquake strikes northern Pakistan.[1]
  • 12 January - President Musharraf declares a war on extremism.[2]
  • 18 January - President Musharraf, in an interview with CNN, says he believes that Osama bin Laden is dead.[3]

March[edit]

  • India shuns Pakistan's offer of talks.[2]

June[edit]

  • 22 June - A wedding feast in Pakistan's tribal areas ends in tragedy after an error during the celebratory firing of a mortar shell; fourteen people are killed.[4]

October[edit]

  • 23 October - An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 strikes the Peshawar valley at 0230 PST. The epicentre is 50 km east of the city of Peshawar.[5]

November[edit]

26 November - The Pakistan army has to use helicopters to evacuate thousands of people following the earthquake, as roads are blocked and the temperature is falling due to the onset of winter.[7]

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