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27th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Nato oil tanker torched in Khuzdar

KHUZDAR, (The News): Some unknown persons have torched the Nato oil tanker on way from Karachi to Quetta near Baghbana on Wednesday morning here, Geo News reported.   Levies sources said that no loss of life occurred as the driver … Continued

27th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Six killed in land dispute clash in North Waziristan Agency

MIRANSHAH, (The News): Six persons were killed in a clash between the two groups over a land dispute at Spinwam in the North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   The two groups claiming the ownership of … Continued

26th Nov 2013

India: Bangalore: Infant, 2 workers killed in building collapse

Bangalore, (PTI): Three persons, including an infant, died and two others were injured when a dilapidated residential building collapsed in Bangalore on Tuesday, police said. Two construction workers from Uttar Pradesh and a two-year-old baby playing near the one-storey building … Continued

26th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Rickshaw, train collision leaves nine dead in Dadu

  DADU, (The News): In a horrible accident that occurred in Dadu when a rickshaw and train collided left nine dead and several others injured on Tuesday morning, Geo News reported.   According to details, a rickshaw carrying school children … Continued

26th Nov 2013

Pakistan army gunship helicopters pound militant hideouts in NWA

PESHAWAR, (The News): The Pakistan Army launched an offensive against militants in different areas of North Waziristan tribal region that borders war-stricken Afghanistan, sources said Tuesday.   The sources said that gunship helicopters pounded militant hideouts in Mir Ali area … Continued

25th Nov 2013

Pakistan: K-P lawmakers march to US consulate in Peshawar to protest drone strikes

PESHAWAR, (Express Tribune): A group of lawmakers from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) assembly have arrived in front of the US consulate in Peshawar to submit a memorandum against drone strikes, Express News reported on Monday. K-P Minister for Finance Sirajul Haq is … Continued

25th Nov 2013

India: 93 schoolgirls sexually harassed aboard Patna train

A group of 93 schoolgirls travelling on a train from Patna to Dhanbad were sexually harassed for more than four hours in the wee hours of Sunday. The students along with three women teachers from Carmel School in Dhanbad and … Continued

25th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Minor girl killed, 6 injured in Kech rocket attack

KECH, (The News): One minor girl was killed and six persons were injured in a rocket attack on a house at Tump in Kech district of the province of Balochistan, Geo News reported.   Levies said that some unknown persons … Continued

23rd Nov 2013

Syrian troops kill 54 rebels in several areas

DAMASCUS, (Xinhua): The Syrian troops on Friday killed 54 rebel fighters of al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in southern and northern parts of the country, when another al-Qaida-affiliated group captured a border town, reports said. The army killed 20 fighters, including some … Continued

23rd Nov 2013

Pakistan: 11 teachers kidnapped in Kurram Agency

KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Eleven teachers of a private school who were part of polio team were abducted from Khyber Agency, Geo News reported Saturday. According to the official sources, terrorists took away eleven teachers of a private school from … Continued

Pakistan: Seven killed, over 40 injured in Karachi twin blasts
23rd Nov 2013

Pakistan: Seven killed, over 40 injured in Karachi twin blasts

KARACHI, (The News and AFP): Twins blast near a roadside tea stall killed at least Seven people including a staffer of Geo news and injured more than 40 in Ancholi area of the city, Geo News reported late Friday night. … Continued

22nd Nov 2013

Pakistan: Shi’a Muslim community rejects Lahore High Court judicial commission on anti Shi’a violence

KARACHI, (Express Tribune): Political entities representing the Shia community have rejected the judicial commission formed by the Lahore High Court (LHC) to probe the Rawalpindi incident, and demanded that no less a person than the chief justice himself should lead the … Continued

21st Nov 2013

Pakistan: Blast in Chaman injured four

CHAMAN, (The News): Four persons were injured when a blast occurred at Eidgah Chowk in Chaman area of Balochistan Thursday morning, Geo News reported.   According to Assistant Commissioner Chaman Ismail Ibrahim, the blast occurred near Christian Colony where militants … Continued

Pakistan: Explosion in Quetta kills four, injures 22
21st Nov 2013

Pakistan: Explosion in Quetta kills four, injures 22

  [Pakistani soldiers inspect the blast site in Quetta Thursday morning. (Xinhua/Mohammad)] QUETTA, (Dawn): A blast in Quetta’s Satellite Town area Thursday killed four persons, including two children, and injured 22 persons on Thursday, DawnNews reported. Buildings near the blast site … Continued

21st Nov 2013

Pakistan: 2.3m children remain out of school in Balochistan

The number of ghost and dysfunctional schools in Balochistan is reported to be more than 6000. -Photo by Syed Ali Shah The number of ghost and dysfunctional schools in Balochistan is reported to be more than 6000. -Photo by Syed … Continued

19th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Gujrat University professor shot dead

GUJRAT, (Express Tribune Web Desk/APP/AFP/Reuters): Student services director of the University of Gujrat Professor Syed Shabbir Hussain Shah was killed by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, Express News reported. The profes­sor was a Shia and had been threat­ened in the past. His driver was also … Continued

17th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Rawalpindi violence kills nine; curfew back on after 4-hour-break

[Photo: Jang] ISLAMABAD (Agencies, Dawn): In order to prevent violent attacks and maintain law and order ahead of the funerals of Friday’s victims today, curfew has been imposed again in Rawalpindi after a four-hour break from 9pm Saturday to 1am … Continued

14th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Security forces foil suicide attack on Islamabad Imambargah

ISLAMABAD, (Express Tribune): A suicide bombing attempt was foiled in Islamabad and the alleged suicide bomber and mastermind were arrested, Express News reported on Thursday. According to initial reports, they were planning to attack the Imambargah in Sector G-6, Islamabad on … Continued

Pakistan: Commemmoration of Imam Husayn’s martyrdom: 12 Shi’as injured in Karachi bomb attacks
14th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Commemmoration of Imam Husayn’s martyrdom: 12 Shi’as injured in Karachi bomb attacks

  [The bomb blasts took place outside an imambargah in the city’s North Nazimabad locality where a gathering of mourners had concluded an hour ago. PHOTO: EXPRESS NEWS screenshot] KARACHI, (Express Tribune): At least 12 people including law enforcers and media … Continued

13th Nov 2013

Pakistan: Three terrorists and one security man killed in Karachi Rangers’ encounter

KARACHI, (The News):  Three terrorists were killed and one security man martyred, as Rangers during search operation traded fire with the terrorists at Gulshan-e-Boner area on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Rangers’ spokesman said that the accused opened fire … Continued

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