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Pakistan: Twin blasts in Peshawar claim 31 lives
29th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Twin blasts in Peshawar claim 31 lives

[Photo: Blast in Peshawar. The News]   PESHAWAR, (AFP & Dawn): Twin blasts near the Qissa Khawani market in Peshawar on Sunday killed 31 people and wounded more than 70 others, DawnNews reported. The blasts, which took place at 11am … Continued

Pakistan: Quake toll in Balochistan rises to 515, another tremor reported
28th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Quake toll in Balochistan rises to 515, another tremor reported

[A view of the ravaged houses in Awaran after the earthquake in Balochistan. — Photo by Online]   Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah undertaking aerial view of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Awaran Balochistan.— Photo by … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 356 in quake-hit Balochistan
27th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 356 in quake-hit Balochistan

  [Photo: Pakistani survivours walk past debris of destroyed houses at Labach area, in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran in southwest Pakistan’s Balochistan province, Sept. 26, 2013.  (Xinhua/Asad)   DAWN.COM and  Syed Ali Shah   KHUZDAR, (Dawn): The death toll … Continued

27th Sep 2013

India: Multi-storey building collapses in Mumbai, many feared trapped

Mumbai, (Hindustan Times, The Muslim News): Tragedy struck the city early on Friday morning when a four storeyed BMC building collapsed around 6am in Mumbai’s Mazgaon area. Up to 90 people are trapped. At least one person has died and rescuers … Continued

27th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Senior lawyer Naimat Ali Randhava gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): A former special public prosecutor of Sindh government, Naimat Ali Randhava, (pictured) also a Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sindh lawyers wing, was gunned down in North Nazimabad,Geo News reported.   Randhava was recently engaged in … Continued

26th Sep 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Militants kill 12 in attack on IoK police station

SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India, (The News): Militants disguised as soldiers killed twelve people in an attack on a police base in Indian Kashmir Thursday, days before long-awaited talks between the leaders of India and Pakistan, police said.   The … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 348 in quake-hit Balohistan
26th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 348 in quake-hit Balohistan

{Photo: The News]       By Syed Ali Shah KHUZDAR, (Dawn): The death toll from a massive earthquake that jolted southwest Pakistan rose to 348 on Wednesday, with officials saying that thousands have been left homeless and about 300,000 … Continued

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

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