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Four sisters injured in Sialkot acid attack

SIALKOT: Four sisters were wounded on Thursday when unidentified persons threw acid on them in the jurisdiction of Muradpur Police Station, rescuers said. According to police and Rescue 1122, unidentified assailants barged into the house of the victims and threw acid on them. As a result, Afshan (20) suffered critical injuries while Amina (8), Jannat…

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Eiffel Tower to go dark after Kabul bombing

Paris :The Eiffel Tower will cut its lights on Saturday night to commemorate those killed and wounded in a devastating ambulance bombing in Kabul, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter. “Tonight at midnight the Eiffel Tower will go out in hommage to the victims of the horrific attack that struck Kabul,” Hidalgo said. “The…

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Five killed in bomb attack on Colombia police station

At least five police officers were killed and 41 others wounded Saturday when alleged drug traffickers detonated a remote controlled bomb at a station in the northern city of Barranquilla, officials said. The attack was one of the deadliest on security personnel in recent years, in one of Colombia’s most important cities. It comes as…

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At least 37 dead in car bombings at Benghazi mosque

Benghazi : At least 37 people died and scores were wounded after two car bombings outside a mosque frequented by jihadist opponents in Libya’s second city Benghazi, medical officials said Wednesday.  The attack after evening prayers on Tuesday underlined the continued chaos in Libya, which has been wracked by violence and divisions since dictator Moamer…

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Two customs officers killed in Mali ‘jihadist’ attack

Bamako:Two Malian customs officers have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack at a market in the small village of Toubakoro, security sources told AFP on Wednesday. “Two customs officers were killed, a terrorist too,” according to one source. The attackers arrived in Toubakoro, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) north of the capital Bamako, on…

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Gunmen attack Save the Children office in east Afghanistan

NEWS DESK: Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children’s office in Afghanistan’s restive east on Wednesday, witnesses and officials said, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others, in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country, reported AFP. After blowing up a car outside the British charity’s compound…

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TV actor attacked with swords

Indian TV actor Vivek Dahiya was reportedly attacked by drunk men with swords while shooting for his upcoming horror show, a media report said. Yeh Hai Mohabbatein fame actor was shooting around 2 AM at an outdoor location when the incident took place. Vivek Dahiya confirmed the news to TellyChakkar and said, “Yes sadly we…

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Two army officials martyred in North Waziristan attack

MIRANSHAH: In North Waziristan Agency, 2nd Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat of Pakistan Army were martyred in a terrorist attack on Tuesday morning. According to ISPR, the terrorists fired on army vehicle from surrounding mountains in North Waziristan Agency bordering Afghanistan. Resultantly, an officer 2nd Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat embraced martyrdom. “Freedom…

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Swedish PM condemns attempted arson attack at synagogue as three arrested

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven attends a news conference at Rosenbad, the Swedish government headquarters, in Stockholm, Sweden July 27, 2017. TT News Agency/Erik Simander via REUTERS/Files STOCKHOLM: Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said, reported Reuters. There were…

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Here are the students who were martyred in the Peshawar directorate attack

  NEWS DESK: In what was the deadliest attack on an educational institute in Peshawar since the APS massacre of 2014, terrorists took the lives of eight innocent students along with another person on Friday. Students of the Directorate of Agriculture Extension on University Road in Peshawar described the attack as a horrifying ordeal. Security forces…

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Live Updates: Gunmen attack Agriculture Training Institute in Peshawar; nine killed

PESHAWAR: Gunmen stormed Agriculture Training Institute in Peshawar early morning, killing at least nine people, most of them students, and injuring 32 others, Samaa reported Friday. According to our correspondent, the terrorists entered Directorate General Agriculture of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and then moved to the hostel of Agriculture Training Institute where, according to officials, 40 students…

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Gunmen kill two in Islamabad Imambargah attack

ISLAMABAD: Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on worshippers at the entrance of Imambargah in Islamabad on Wednesday, killing an intelligence officer and a former Advocate General at the scene. According to police, three or four attackers on two bikes shot at people who were leaving after evening prayers in Bab-ul-Ilm Imambargah locate at I-8 area…

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Trump attacks British PM after criticism of anti-Muslim videos

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump publicly upbraided British Prime Minister and ostensible ally Theresa May late Wednesday, rebutting her criticism of anti-Muslim propaganda in a diplomatic row between the two leaders. Plunging headlong into a high-profile spat with one of America’s closest international partners, Trump suggested May focus on defending the United Kingdom rather than…

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Man gunned down outside Islamabad imambargah

ISLAMABAD: Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on worshippers at the entrance of an imambargah in Islamabad on Wednesday, killing an intelligence officer at the scene, police said. Three or four attackers on two bikes shot at members of the minority Shi‘ite community who were leaving evening prayers in a residential neighborhood, police official Ghulam Qasim…

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Taliban kill nine Afghan troops in Mimroz attack

ZARANJ: Nine soldiers were killed after Taliban insurgents attacked an army checkpoint in Afghanistan’s western province of Nimroz, a local official said. “Armed militants attacked the checkpoint in the morning in Khash Rod district along a main road, killing nine army soldiers,” Ahmad Arab provincial government spokesman told Xinhua. Several militants were also killed and…

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Suicide bombers kill 11 in Iraq attack claimed by IS

BAGHDAD: Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a market on Baghdad’s outskirts Monday, leaving 11 people dead, a security official said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. “Five suicide bombers attacked a market and shops in the Nahrawan area” east of the Iraqi capital, a police captain told AFP. “The police…

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Four UN peacekeepers, soldier killed in Mali attacks: UN

BAMAKO: Four UN peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed in attacks in Mali on Friday, the UN’s MINUSMA mission to the country said. Twenty people, including another Malian soldier and several UN peacekeepers were injured in the attacks. The first attack happened in the morning in the northeastern Menaka region and claimed the lives…

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Iran condemns New York attack, slams US Mideast policies

Tehran: Iran on Wednesday condemned the truck attack in New York that killed eight people but also said that US policies in the Middle East were the “root of terrorism”. “The murder of innocent and undefended citizens in public places demonstrates the cruelty and savagery of terrorist groups like Daesh,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram…

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Tight security as Sri Lankan cricket team visits Pakistan eight years after attack

Lahore: Thousands of fans filled Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium under intense security Sunday for Pakistan’s Twenty20 showdown with Sri Lanka, the first visit by a major cricketing nation since a 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan team. Live Updates: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I   Sri Lanka are the first team in the top eight…

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DG ISPR condemns attack on journalist

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army chief spokesman Ma-Gen Asif Ghafoor on Saturday condemned yesterday’s attack on a journalist in Islamabad. In a Twitter message, DG ISPR said that the attack was an attempt to cause unrest. Pakistan army fully supports for efforts to catch culprits and bring them to justice, he added. Ahmaed Noorani, a senior investigative…

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Swiss tourists suffer brutal attack in India

NEW DELHI: A Swiss tourist has been left with a fractured skull after he and his girlfriend were attacked near the Taj Mahal during a holiday in India, police and media reports said Thursday, reported AFP. A group of men approached the couple near a local railway station and demanded selfies with the woman before…

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