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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

5th Jun 2013

India: UP: soldiers throw six youth out of moving train

Lucknow, (IANS): Six young men who had, by mistake, occupied a coach reserved for army personnel were thrown off a moving train by soldiers in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The incident occurred on board the Avadh Assam Express … Continued

5th Jun 2013

Pakistan: 4 killed after being kidnapped in Malir

  KARACHI, (The News): Four persons were kidnapped and later gunned down by unknown culprits in Malir area Wednesday, Geo News reported.   According to police, four persons were killed after being abducted from Jam Goth area in Malir.   … Continued

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif to assume post of Prime Minister today
5th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif to assume post of Prime Minister today

ISLAMABAD, (The News): Mian Nawaz Sharif is all set to assume charge of prime minister for the record third time today.   The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief will assume the charge of the prime minister after over 13 long years … Continued

3rd Jun 2013

Pakistan: Deaths from toxic food in Muzaffargarh: Police arrest accused

MUZAFFARGARH, (The News): Police has arrested the accused involved in the unfortunate incident that occurred in Muzaffargarh last week where nine members of a family including six children died after consuming poisonous food, Geo News reported Monday.   According to … Continued

2nd Jun 2013

Pakisan: Peace committee member shot dead in Tank

TANK, (The News): A member of Peace Committee was killed while another sustained injuries in a firing incident that took place here on Sunday.   The incident took place when unidentified assailants opened fire at two member of the peace … Continued

1st Jun 2013

Pakistan: Newly elected Members of National Assembly take oath

ISLAMABAD, (The News): The newly elected legislators took oath today as the 14th National Assembly met for the first time marking the beginning of new parliamentary year.   The session as well as the oath-taking ceremony was marred by a … Continued

1st Jun 2013

Pakistan: Two security forces, 23 militants killed in Kurram

PARACHINAR, (Dawn): Twenty-three militants and two security personnel were killed and five others were injured in a clash in northwest Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region on early Saturday. According to security forces, following the clash in central Kurram, security forces bombed … Continued

31st May 2013

Pakistani Taliban confirms leader’s death in U.S. drone strike

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Pakistani Taliban confirmed that their deputy chief Waliur Rehman was killed in a U.S. drone strike on Wednesday and also withdrew their peace dialogue offer to the new government, local media reported Thursday. Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan told … Continued

31st May 2013

Pakistan: Blasts kill one, injure three in Bannu

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two remote-controlled bombs exploded one after another in the northwestern district of Bannu Friday, killing at least one security man and injuring three others. Official sources told Dawn.com that the blasts killed one security … Continued

29th May 2013

Pakistan: Bomb blast in Peshawar kills two, 18 injured

PESHAWAR, (The News): At least two people were killed while eighteen others sustained injuries when a bomb exploded in Imamia Colony area of Peshawar’s Gulbahar neighbourhood on Tuesday.   According to rescue sources, the bodies and the injured have been … Continued

29th May 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

A drone plane. — File Photo MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): At least four people were killed and four others were injured early Wednesday in a suspected US drone strike in northwestern Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region, DawnNews reported. According to initial reports, … Continued

28th May 2013

Pakistan: Maingora Aman Committee Member son killed blast in Swat

SWAT, (The News):  A bomb attack killed the son of a Maingora Aman Committee Member and inured several others here on Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to details local Aman Committee Member, Jaja Mian’s son came under attack … Continued

28th May 2013

Pakistan: Sindh High Court advocate and children killed in Karachi firing

KARACHI, (Dawn): An advocate of the Sindh High Court (SHC) and two of his children were killed Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on his car at Maripur road in Karachi, DawnNews reported. The lawyer identified as Kosar Saqlain was attacked by … Continued

27th May 2013

Pakistan: Terror plot foiled, recover 80kg explosives in Karachi

  KARACHI: Law enforcing agencies (LEAs) Monday foiled terror plot by recovering 80 kilos of explosives and arrested three accused on the spot in a raid at a house located in PECHS Society here, Geo News reported.   Police said … Continued

27th May 2013

India: 21 killed as bus falls into canal, 23 injured in UP

Etah, (PTI): At least 21 people, including anewly-wed bride, were killed and 23 others injured when a roadways bus they were travelling in fell into the Hazara canal in the district, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late last … Continued

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