2nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Strike in Quetta after attack on pilgrims

QUETTA, (Dawn): In wake of the Wednesday’s suicide attack on a bus of pilgrims in Quetta, a strike was being observed on Thursday in the violence prone capital of Balochistan, DawnNews reported. At least three people were killed and 31 … Continued

1st Jan 2014

Pakistan: 1,532 killed, 4,094 injured in 324 bomb attacks across Pakistan in 2013

By Jamil Bhatti ISLAMABAD,  (Xinhua): At least 1,532 people were killed and 4,094 others injured in 324 bomb attacks including 39 suicide ones that ripped through Pakistan during 2013, according to official and local media statistics. According to the data, … Continued

1st Jan 2014

Pakistan: Five killed as jeep plunges into canal in Ghotki

GHOTKI, (The News): Six persons drowned when their jeep plunged into a canal near Ghotki on Wednesday while rescue team has recovered five bodies, Geo News reported.   According to police, a jeep enroute to Jahan Pur from Ghotki met … Continued

30th Dec 2013

Pakistan: At least three killed in Charsadda blast

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A bomb planted outside a house in Charsadda exploded on Monday and killed at least three people, including a woman and two children, DawnNews reported. According to police, unknown miscreants planted the bomb outside the home of a … Continued

29th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Death toll in Islamabad traffic accident rise to 7

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Three more succumbed to their injuries taking the death toll to seven in the tragic traffic accident near the Motorway Toll Plaza on Sunday here.   Police said that the driver of the ill-fated passenger bus … Continued

28th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Polio worker killed, two others injured in Peshawar firing

  File photo By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A polio worker was killed and two others injured Saturday when unknown gunmen attacked Peshawar’s Matni Hospital. According to the police, unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on entering the hospital and … Continued

India: Sleeping passengers caught in Nanded-Bangalore Express fire; 26 die, 15 injured
28th Dec 2013

India: Sleeping passengers caught in Nanded-Bangalore Express fire; 26 die, 15 injured

  [Fire-fighters in rescue operations at the fire-ravaged air-conditioned coach of the Bengaluru-Nanded Express near Anantapur Photo: TV Grab]   Anantapuram,  (Hindustan Times & Agencies): As many as 26 people, including two children, are feared dead, and 15 others injured after a … Continued

28th Dec 2013

India: Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi chief minister; keeps crucial home, power, finance ministries

New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal sought the help of commoners to root out corruption after he was sworn in as the seventh chief minister of Delhi at a packed Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. After … Continued

27th Dec 2013

India: Muzaffarnagar camp deaths: Akhilesh slams UP home sec for ‘nobody dies of cold’ comment

New Delhi (Hindustan Times): A top Uttar Pradesh government official is under fire for his “nobody can die of cold” remark over the deaths of 34 children in relief camps for riot victims in the state. Ikhlaq lost his grandfather … Continued

27th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Six kidnapped, tortured, gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): The six bodies found from Pak Colony area on Friday morning here have by now been identified as residents of the same colony, Geo News reported.   Those identified include Gulzar, Dilawar, Shahzad, Sajid, Rizwan, and Amir … Continued

27th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Hand grenade attack kills minor girl in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): A minor girl died in a hand grenade attack in PECHS on Friday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that a hand grenade was hurled at a house located in Block 2 of PECHS, which resulted … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan
26th Dec 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH, (The News): A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.   The attack took place around midnight in Qutab … Continued

23rd Dec 2013

Pakistan: 5,000 security men to be deployed for Chehlum in Quetta

QUETTA, (The News):  The security arrangements on the occasion of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) have been finalized by the provincial government here, Geo News reported on Monday.   Sources said that the Balochistan home ministry has already … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Nine killed after taxi falls into gorge

SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kahmir, Indian-controlled Kashmir, (Xinhua): At least nine people were killed and two others injured after a taxi they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said Sunday. … Continued

India: Prophet Shish shrine damaged, youth murdered at mosque in Ayodhya
21st Dec 2013

India: Prophet Shish shrine damaged, youth murdered at mosque in Ayodhya

  By Abu Zafa   New Delhi/Ayodhya, (India Tomorrow): About six unidentified men on Friday evening broke an outer wall of an ancient Muslim shrine in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya town and brutally murdered a 22-year-old undergraduate student at a mosque … Continued

Pakistan: Attacks on polio teams kill three in northwest Pakistan
21st Dec 2013

Pakistan: Attacks on polio teams kill three in northwest Pakistan

  SWABI, (Dawn & Agencies): Gunmen attacked two separate polio teams in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing one polio worker and two police guards. The first incident took place in Swabi in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where unknown motorcyclists shot … Continued

Pakistan: One killed, 20 injured, in Quetta blast
20th Dec 2013

Pakistan: One killed, 20 injured, in Quetta blast

[Officials examine the blast site in Quetta, southwest Pakistan (Xinhua/Asad)] QUETTA, (The News): One person was killed and 20 including seven children were injured in a high intensity blast in the Pashtoonabad area of the city on Thursday evening.   … Continued

18th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Woman killed in Khalid Bin Waleed Road explosion in Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): A woman was killed while another sustained injuries when an explosion occurred at Khalid Bin Waleed Road near Tariq Road, followed by gun shots Wednesday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, two suspected female … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed in suicide blast in Rawalpindi Shi’a Muslim religious centre
18th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Three killed in suicide blast in Rawalpindi Shi’a Muslim religious centre

  The site of the suicide bomb attack outside an Imambargah in Rawalpindi. -INP Photo RAWALPINDI, (Dawn & Agencies): A powerful blast outside an Imambargah [Shi'a Muslim religious centre] situated in the heavily guarded Gracey Lines area killed three people, … Continued

18th Dec 2013

India: Arrest of Indian diplomat prompts spat with US

India has reportedly ordered a series of reprisals over claims an Indian diplomat was strip-searched following her arrest in the United States. It has removed all concrete barriers outside the US embassy in New Delhi. The row over the treatment … Continued

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