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12th Aug 2013

Pakistan: One killed from Indian firing in Rawalakot

[This picture shows an Indian army soldier near the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region between India and Pakistan. — File photo] RAWALAKOT, (DAwn): Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel were firing across … Continued

11th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Five killed in Karachi violence

KARACHI, (Dawn): At least five people, including one policeman, were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi. Unknown gunmen opened fire near Chawla Market in Nazimabad, killing police official Nazim Abbas. Meanwhile, four people died in separate firing incidents … Continued

10th Aug 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 killed, 30 injured; 30 structures, 7 vehicles set ablaze in Kishtwar violence

Kishtwar, J & K India, (GK NEWS NETWORK): Authorities clamped indefinite curfew and deployed army and paramilitary personnel in this mountainous township of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday following violent clashes between two communities leaving at least 2 person dead … Continued

10th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Firing, violent incidents kill four in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons died in firing and violent incidents in different parts of the city here, Geo News reported Saturday morning.   One person died of firing in the wee hours at old Sabzi Mandi, while unknown persons … Continued

9th Aug 2013

Pakistan: US issues travel alert, orders non-essential staff to leave Lahore

WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): The United States on Thursday night ordered non-emergency staff from its consulate general in Lahore, Pakistan to leave, citing specific terror threats. “The Department of State ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel from the U.S. Consulate … Continued

Paksitan: Suicide attack on Quetta funeral kills 30
9th Aug 2013

Paksitan: Suicide attack on Quetta funeral kills 30

[Photo: Funeral prayers for slain police officer in Quetta. (Photo: Jang) QUETTA, (Dawn): A suicide blast at the funeral of a slain police officer in Quetta killed 30 members of the police force, including a DIG and SP, and 60 … Continued

9th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Ten killed in Quetta during عid al-Fitr prayers

QUETTA, (Dawn): At least 10 people were killed and many others injured on Friday in an attack that targetted a mosque the عid al-Fitr prayers near Quetta’s eastern bypass, DawnNews reported. The shooting came a day after a suicide bomber … Continued

Pakistan: Blast at policeman’s funeral in Quetta kills 24
8th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Blast at policeman’s funeral in Quetta kills 24

[Photo: The News] QUETTA,(Dawn): A suspected suicide blast at the funeral of a slain police officer in Quetta killed 24 people, including senior police official Fayyaz Sumbal, police sources said. It was difficult to determine the exact number of casualties, … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Four blasts target wine shops in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Panic gripped the metropolis as a series of coordinated bomb attacks targeted four wine shops Tuesday night, sparking fears days before Eid.   The four attacks took place within the short span of one hour in Defence … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Two children amid three killed in explosion in Kashmore

  KASHMORE, (The News): Three persons including two children were killed in an explosion at Goth Pervaiz Domki near Jahan Bukhshpur on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that an explosion took place at Goth Pervaiz Domki near … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Blast at football stadium kills seven in Lyari

[Photo: The News]   KARACHI, (Dawn and Agencies): A bomb blast in Karachi early on Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others, police said. The blast took place in the impoverished Lyari neighbourhood of the city after a football … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Indian army troopers killed on Kashmir LoC

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, (Xinhua): Five Indian army troopers were killed early Tuesday by Pakistani troops during an ambush on line-of-control (LoC), which divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan controlled parts, officials said. Reports said Pakistani troopers have entered Indian-controlled part … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 13 passengers in Pakistan’s Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Unidentified terrorists shot dead 13 passengers in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province in an apparent ethnic-motivated attack early Tuesday, police said. The passengers were heading to eastern Punjab province from Balochistan for “Eid” festival when gunmen stopped two buses … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Pakistan: 14 abducted coach passengers slain in Mach

QUETTA, (The News): The bodies of the fourteen coach passengers last night abducted and slain near Mach of District Bolan have been recovered Tuesday morning from the nearby mountains.   Mach Assistant Commissioner, Kashif Nabi told Geo News that some … Continued

5th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Former UK MP Sarwar takes oath as 35th Punjab governor

  LAHORE, (The News): Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar was sworn in as the 35th Governor of Punjab on Monday in a ceremony held at the Governor’s House in Lahore. Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, administered … Continued

4th Aug 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants,soldier killed in Kupwara

By Shabir Ibn Yusuf   Srinagar, J &K, India, (Greater Kashmir):: Two militants and an [Indian] Army soldier were killed in two different encounters on the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland in frontier district of Kupwara on Saturday, [Indian] Army … Continued

4th Aug 2013

Nepal: Two killed in elephant attack

KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): Two people were killed when an elephant went on rampage at Haripur-1 in the Sarlahi district of Nepal, locals said on Sunday. The elephant killed Upendra Mahato, 30, and two-and-half-year- old Hiriya Mahato in the district. Upendra had … Continued

Pakistan: 20 killed as heavy rain batters Karachi
4th Aug 2013

Pakistan: 20 killed as heavy rain batters Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): At least 20 people were killed in different parts of Karachi as heavy rain lashed the port city on Saturday.   The heavy downpour caused massive gridlocks in the city, adding to the miseries of the commuters. … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Shi’a Muslim leader, son, killed in Rahim Yar Khan

By Kashif Zafar BAHAWALPUR, (The Express Tribune): The Shia Council’s Divisional President Sheikh Manzoor Hussain and his younger son Haider Ali were killed as a result of  firing in Rahim Yar Khan on Friday. Hussain was leaving his house in Umar … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan:Child electrocuted, 2 injured in rain related incidents in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Two persons were injured when the roof of a CNG filling station came down at Nipa intersection while a child was electrocuted in Paposh area due to heavy rainfall that lashed Karachi Saturday morning, Geo News reported. … Continued

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