Pakistan....Today's in PicturesAugust 26, 2008 NSI News Source Info The United Nations refugee agency assisting the voluntary return of registered Afghans from Pakistan said that the number returned in 2008 had passed the 200,000 mark over the weekend. An Afghan family climbed onto a truck for the trip home from Peshawar, Pakistan, where an American diplomat was attacked by gunmen Tuesday. The diplomat, riding in a bulletproof vehicle, was not wounded.
In the Kabal district of the Swat Valley in northwestern Pakistan, people gathered at the destroyed house of a brother of a provincial lawmaker after the house was hit by a rocket. The attack killed the brother of Waqar Ahmed Khan, two of his nephews and five others according to the police.