Pakistan

Nine civilians, three soldiers martyred in unprovoked Indian shelling at LoC

At least nine civilians were martyred and several including women and children injured as a result of unprovoked Indian shelling at the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian forces carried out unprovoked artillery shelling in Neelum Valley at the LoC. The ISPR placed the death toll at seven civilians martyred and 11 injured.  Indian troops ...

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At least 52 killed in huge blast in Lasbella?s Shah Noorani shrine

HUB: At least 52 people including women and children were killed and more than 100 have been injured in a huge blast in Shah Noorani shrine near Hub in Balochistan’s Lasbella district on Saturday evening, rescue sources told Geo News. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that the explosion took place when the devotees were engaged in dhamaal. He said ...

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Farooq wanted to replace MQM founder as party chief, suspect claims

KARACHI: A key suspect in the murder case of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq claims that Farooq wanted to take the place of party founder Altaf Hussain. The shocking revelation was made in a confessional statement —obtained by Geo News— to a magistrate by Mohsin Ali, who is one of the key suspects in the investigation ...

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Three 'terrorists' killed in Karachi shootout with Rangers

KARACHI: Three ‘terrorists’ were killed and a paramilitary soldier wounded as a ‘shootout’ took place between Rangers and miscreants in Karachi late on Wednesday, a paramilitary spokesman said. Rangers personnel conducted a raid in Manghopir area late on Wednesday night, after they were tipped off of terrorists’ presence in the vicinity, said a spokesperson for Pakistan ...

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LEAs arrest two gangsters in Karachi

KARACHI: Intelligence agencies conducted a targeted operation at Pak Colony`s Purana Golimar area on early Saturday morning and arrested two alleged gangsters.   According to the sources privy to development, two suspects arrested in the operation are affiliated with Sajid and Majid group and were wanted in a number of cases by Police. It is further informed that the suspects ...

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PPP's individuals behind Karachi unrest, claims Khawaja Izhar

KARACHI: Senior MQM-Pakistan leader Khwaja Izhar-ul-Hassan on Monday alleged that certain members of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) are behind unrest in Karachi, adding that his party would soon reveal their names. The MQM-Pakistan leader was addressing media where he maintained that Musharraf’s tenure was better than that of the PPP. The party will bring a white ...

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LEAs arrest 30 in search operations in parts of Karachi

KARACHI: Law Enforcement Agencies conducted search operations in different parts of Karachi, detaining several suspects in the wee hours of Wednesday. According to details, the operations were carried out in Rizvia Society, Qasba Colony, Kanwari Colony and Malir. Police officials said that 30 suspects were arrested during the search operations in Qasba and Kanwari Colony. A door-to-door search was also ...

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Karachi police arrest TTP Swat commander in search operation

KARACHI: Karachi police arrested seven suspects including outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Swat commander in Karachi in the wee hours of Tuesday, police officials said. According to SHO Manghopir Ghulam Hussain Koraye, police conducted a search operation in Manghopir area after receiving information about the presence of criminal elements. During the operation, TTP Swat commander Gul Nawab and six other suspects ...

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