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checkpoint

In molecular and cell biology, a process or chemical that temporarily blocks or slows a biochemical event. Checkpoint mutations are associated with the unregulated growth of some cancers.
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Wazir and Dawar had been arrested after the Kharqamar checkpost attack of May 26, and had been in CTD custody at the time of the IED blast.
Both Wazir and Dawar were already in CTD custody at the time of the IED blast - they had been arrested last month following the May 26 Kharqamar checkpost attack.
PTM leader Dr Alam had admitted that party leader Mohsin Dawar led an armed group to storm Kharqamar checkpost in North Waziristan.
The Checkposts will be at Akhaura in Agartala, Petrapole, Dawki, Hilli, Sutarkandi, Changrabandha and Kawrpuichhuah.
A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a checkpost, manned by both Frontier Core (FC) soldiers and police in Till area of Hangu town, about 150 kilometres from Islamabad, local District Police Officer (DPO) Mian Muhammad Saeed told KUNA by telephone.
Another official said that the civilians were killed when one of the suicide bombers ran into a house as security forces attempted to repel the attackers from the checkpost.
According to Major Hamoud Saeed Al Afaari, Head of the Al Ghuwaifat Border Checkpoint Police Station, travelers who departed the UAE through Al Ghuwaifat checkpost from January 1 to September 30 reached 580,353 people, whereas 576,085 people entered the country via the same checkpoint.
An official in Swat Fida Hussain told Pajhwok Afghan News that the attacker rammed his car into the checkpost. He said emergency has been declared in the Saidu Sharif Hospital in Swat where all the injured have been shifted.
Jamrud is the last checkpost on the border in the Khyber Tribal Agency, which is currently experiencing an insurgency from pro-Taliban militants fighting the Pakistan army.
The checkpost was attacked in the Razmak area of the district.
ISLAMABAD -- A soldier of Pakistan Army was martyred during an exchange of fire when terrorists raided a checkpost in North Waziristan, a tribal district of erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said yesterday.
MUZAFFARGARH -- Police foiled a smuggling bid of Rs 10 million at Pul Ghazi Ghaat police checkpost here on Saturday.