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18th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Lawyers on strike against Quetta carnage, Residency attack

KARACHI, (The News): Sindh lawyers in sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved families of Quetta carnage observing strike by boycotting court proceedings all across the province on Monday, Geo News reported.   The lawyers stayed away from the court proceedings … Continued

India: 8 dead, 3700 pilgrims stranded as incessant rains batter Uttarakhand
17th Jun 2013

India: 8 dead, 3700 pilgrims stranded as incessant rains batter Uttarakhand

  [ temple submerged in flooded river Ganga due to heavy rains in Uttarkashi. PTI]   Dehradun, (PTI): Eight persons were killed in Uttarakhand on Sunday as incessant rains lashed the hill state causing landslips in the higher reaches and … Continued

17th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Quetta tragedy : Women university closed for indefinite period

QUETTA, (The News): Sardar Bahadur Khan University has been closed for an indefinite period following Saturday’s bomb attack on one of the university’s buses, killing 14 female students and injuring 19 others.   The university announced three-days of mourning, however, … Continued

16th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Female suicide bomber responsible for Quetta attack, 25 killed

[People extinguishing fire off the blast after a blast at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University. Online Photo] By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): Intelligence officials revealed today that a female suicide bomber carried out the first attack on a bus … Continued

Pakistan: Multiple blasts, gunfire kill 20 in Quetta; hospital under siege
15th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Multiple blasts, gunfire kill 20 in Quetta; hospital under siege

  [Photo shows the extent of the damage to a bus attacked with improvised explosives. At least 11 women were killed in the blast at the campus of the Women University Quetta] By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: At least eleven … Continued

15th Jun 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Four drown at Pahalgam

  By Khalid Gul   Pahalgam, J& K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Four youth drowned to death when a vehicle they were travelling in plunged into the fast moving Lidder river in this picturesque resort of South Kashmir. The road mishap … Continued

15th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Bomb attack destroys Quaid’s residency in Ziarat

[File photo shows the historic wood structure where Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah spent the last days of his life.—File Photo] By Said Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): Militants attacked the Quaid-e-Azam residency in Ziarat with hand grenades in the wee hours … Continued

14th Jun 2013

India: UP: Lover’s family burns girl to death in front of panchayat

A woman was brutally assaulted and her daughter burnt alive in public view, and in the presence of the village panchayat, Uttar Pradesh Police said Friday. The incident occurred at Karahkol village of Deoria, 475 km from state capital Lucknow. … Continued

Pakistan: Flood in Swat washes away 10 houses
14th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Flood in Swat washes away 10 houses

NOWSHERA, (The News): River Kabul witnessing high-level flood at Warsak and Nowshera, while a portion of the Kalam Road in Swat has been washed away, road to Kalam Bazar stands closed and ten houses located on the bank of river … Continued

13th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi violence

KARACHI, (Dawn): Four people were killed in incidents of firing and violence in different areas of Karachi, DawnNews reported on Thursday. Two bodies bearing torture marks were recovered from Abbas Mor near Karachi’s Northern Bypass. According to the police, the … Continued

12th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Two bodies found, 7 injured in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Two bodies were found from different areas of the metropolis while seven persons including a woman were injured in separate firing incidents, Geo News reported Wednesday.   According to police, a body of a man bearing bullet … Continued

11th Jun 2013

Pakistan: No more dual policy on drone strikes: PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in categorical terms on Monday that the dual policy of issuing public statements against drone attacks while (secretly) giving a go ahead to the US to carry on with the strikes will not be … Continued

11th Jun 2013

India: Mumbai building collapse death toll climbs to 4

Mumbai, (PTI): With three more persons succumbing to injuries, the death toll in the Central Mumbai building collapse has risen to four, civic officials said today. The victims were identified as Mhaisani Baatliwala (75), Halima Sheikh (50) and Mobin Lakha … Continued

10th Jun 2013

Bangladesh: Clashes, blasts, arsons mark hartal

[Pro-hartal pickets set fire to tyres on a road in Seujgari area of Bogra town Monday morning during a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal (shutdown) enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami. Photo: TV grab]   The Daily Star: Four policemen were injured as pro-hartal activists … Continued

10th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Militants attack Nato containers in Khyber; three killed

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn) : Three people were killed and two others were injured when militants attacked three Nato containers in Shagai area of Jamrud tehsil of the Khyber tribal region on Monday. Security forces were engaged in … Continued

9th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Three security men martyred in Bannu, NWA bombings

MIRANSHAH, (The News):  Three security men were killed and six sustained injuries in three consecutive bomb attacks in Bannu and North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Sunday morning, Geo News reported.   Official sources said that security forces convoy on way … Continued

9th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Three policemen killed in Karachi

KARACHI, (Dawn): At least three policemen were killed in an attack on a police vehicle in the Patel Para area of Karachi on Sunday morning. The Superintendent of Police at Jamshed Town told media personnel that unknown assailants sprayed bullets … Continued

8th Jun 2013

Pakistan: 7 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD,  (Xinhua): At least seven people were killed in a U.S. drone strike launched late Friday night in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, reported local media on Saturday. Local Urdu TV channel Dunya said the strike took place … Continued

6th Jun 2013

Pakistan: 3 killed four injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI, (The News): At least three people were killed and four others injured in the ongoing wave of targeted killings in Karachi, Geo News reported Thursday.   Over 20 armed men on motorcycles resorted to indiscriminate firing near Tower bus … Continued

6th Jun 2013

Militants blow themselves up in Quetta; 16 security men injured

QUETTA, (Dawn): At least 16 security personnel, including an officer, were injured during a search operation in Quetta’s Kali Barat area on Thursday. The casualties occurred during a security forces’ search operation which turned into a clash. Militants attacked the … Continued

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