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Pakistan: Death toll from Balochistan earthquake rises to 238
25th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll from Balochistan earthquake rises to 238

  A view of houses which collapsed in the area of Awaran, Balochistan due to the earthquake which jolted many areas of Pakistan on Tuesday. — ONLINE PHOTO The island appears to be about 200 metres long, 20 metres high … Continued

Pakistan: Peshawar church attack: Probe committee constituted, 81 dead buried
23rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Peshawar church attack: Probe committee constituted, 81 dead buried

  Meanwhile, all the 81 people killed in this tragic incident have been laid to rest, while the 145 injured receiving are treatment in the hospitals.   Peshawar city SP, Ismail Kharak told Geo News that besides constitution of a … Continued

23rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills six in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (The News): Six people were killed and three others injured in drone strike in North Waziristan on Sunday, Geo News reported.   Sources said the unmanned jet fired two missiles at a house in Makeen area near the border. … Continued

22nd Sep 2013

Pakistani security forces kill 12 militants in Lower Dir

LOWER DIR, (The News): Pakistani security forces killed at least 12 militants in a skirmish near Pakistan-Afghan border late on Saturday night, Geo News reported.   According to military sources, the border security forces were policing the area when they … Continued

22nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Man commits suicide after killing wife, three in-laws

  SARGODHA, (The News): A man committed suicide after killing his wife, mother-in-law, father-in-law and brother-in-law over family dispute in Sargodha, Geo News reported.   Accused Shani, resident of Wah Cantt, entered in the house of his in-laws in a … Continued

22nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Twin Peshawar suicide blasts leave 45 dead

PESHAWAR, (The News): At least 45 people were killed and 70 others including women and children were injured in twin suicide blasts in Qissa Khawani bazaar of Peshawar, Geo News reported.   Sources said suicide bombers blew themselves up outside … Continued

Pakistan: Attacks on imambargah, mosque claim 4 lives in Karachi, Peshawar
20th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Attacks on imambargah, mosque claim 4 lives in Karachi, Peshawar

KARACHI/PESHAWAR, (The News): Successive attacks on places of worship in two major cities of Pakistan left at least four dead and dozens injured on Thursday night, Geo News reported.   According to details one person died and nine more were … Continued

19th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Armed men set passenger coach on fire in Mastung

MASTUNG, (The News): In a violent incident, unknown armed men set a passenger bus on fire after forcing the passengers to vacate the bus near Mastung on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to Levies sources, a passenger coach enroute … Continued

17th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Two arrested on recovery of 35 mortar shells from vehicle

KURRAM AGENCY, (The News): Two persons were arrested after recovery of thirty-five mortar shells from a vehicle at Pak-Afghan border checkpost on Tuesday here, Geo News reported. Kurran Agency Political Agent, Riaz Mehsud said that the security at the chekposts … Continued

16th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three women slain on FR Kohat Jirga order

KOHAT, (The News): A woman, who had fled away from her house, along with her two accomplices was executed on the order of Jirga held here, Geo News reported on Monday.   Sources said that the women coming from Jawaki … Continued

16th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three burnt to death as passenger van catches fire

MUZAFFARGARH, (The News): At least three people were burnt to death and seven others sustained injuries after a passenger van caught fire near Qureshi chowk, Geo News reported.   Rescue sources said fire erupted in the gas cylinder of Kot … Continued

15th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Four arrested in Lahore rape case

[The kidnapper(s) threw the girl on the green belt outside the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.. Photo courtesy: FJMC/Ganga Ram Hospital] LAHORE, (Dawn): Police teams investigating the rape of a five-year-old girl took four suspects into custody for interrogation on Saturday … Continued

14th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Quetta: Suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting arrested

QUETTA, (The News): Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested five suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting incident, in which 10 worshipers were killed.   Police said they along with security forces launched an operation in the provincial capital near … Continued

13th Sep 2013

India: ‘Women raped by rioters in Muzaffarnagar’

By Rajesh Kumar Singh   Lucknow, (Hindustan Times) : Women have been raped and molested by rioters in Muzaffarnagar, but are too scared to complain, according to a police official in the western Uttar Pradesh district located barely 125 km northeast … Continued

13th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Nine NATO oil tankers destroyed in Balochistan attack

QALLAT, (The News): A man was killed and nine oil tankers, carrying supplies for NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan, were destroyed in rocket attacks in Qallat district of Balochistan, Geo News reported Friday.   According to reports, oil tankers caught … Continued

12th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi: Six religious party workers arrested during Rangers’ operation

KARACHI, (The News): During an early morning targeted operation, Rangers personnel arrested six workers belonging to a religious party from Garden area of Karachi, Geo News reported Thursday.   According to the sources, Rangers initiated a search operation in Ramswami … Continued

11th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Bloodshed resumes in Karachi, 6 dead in two hours

KARACHI, (The News): The game of death has been resumed on the streets of port city and in a short of span of two hours six people, including two policemen, have been slain in separate incidents of violence, Geo News … Continued

10th Sep 2013

Pakistan: 17 burnt to death in Chiniot truck-van collision

  CHINIOT, (The News): At least 17 people died after a passenger van collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction here on Monday night, Geo News reported.   Sources said most of the victims were burnt alive after … Continued

9th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three cops die in Kashmore police checkpost attack

KASHMORE, (The News): Some unknown persons assailing a police checkpost gunned down three policemen in Badani area on Monday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that the assailants opened indiscriminate fire last night at 12.15 A.M. on the Samija … Continued

8th Sep 2013

India: Army stages flag march in Muzaffarnagar as death toll increases to 12

PTI Security forces at a crossing in Muzaffarnagar after fresh clashes between members of two communities on Saturday. PTI Security personnel announce curfew in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday. Army on Sunday staged a flag march in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar district … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview done on 29 May 2013 and transmitted on 12 June 2013


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