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Nisar discusses Quetta violence with IG FC

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday contacted Inspector General FC Balochistan Major General Nadeem Ahmed over phone and took details regarding yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Quetta. He was briefed about an important achievement gained in a major operation carried against terrorists in past days by the Frontier Constabulary (FC) Balochistan, a…

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CCTV shows suspected car, bikers before Quetta blast

Investigations are still underway into Friday’s car bomb blast in Quetta to determine whether it was a suicide attack or a remote-controlled explosion.

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Suicide car blast kills at least 13 in Quetta

QUETTA: A suicide car bomber killed at least thirteen people, including seven police officers, in an attack near a checkpoint in the volatile city of Quetta on Friday, officials said. Abdul Razzaq Cheema, director general of police in Balochistan province, told Reuters it appeared the bomber had detonated a car packed with explosives. He said 15…

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Warden killed after being allegedly run over by Balochistan MPA

QUETTA: A traffic warden was killed after he was ran over by a vehicle allegedly driven by a parliamentarian. According to the CCTV footage of the incident, we can see the officer being run over by the vehicle driven by Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Balochistan Assembly member Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai as he was…

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Video: Survivor of Quetta blast shares horrific account

A suspected suicide car blast targeting police in Quetta Friday killed at least 11 people and injured around 20 others. Watch views of a security official who was injured in the fresh incident of terrorism in volatile capital of Balochistan.

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Video: Carnage as terror returns to Quetta

A suspected suicide car blast targeting police in Quetta Friday killed at least 11 people and injured around 20 others. Watch this report on the fresh incident of terrorism in volatile capital of Balochistan.

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Two Naval personnel shot dead in Jiwani

Two Naval officers died and at least three others were wounded in an ambush in Jiwani area of Gwadar district on Monday. According to Pakistan Navy’s spokesman, the naval officers were transporting iftar items  when their vehicle was targeted by four assailants on two motorbikes in Jiwani. One officer embraced martyrdom instantly while another succumbed to his wounds on…

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This is our Balochistan, asserts DG ISPR in celebratory tweet

As Pakistan defied the odds and defeated India in the Champion’s Trophy final in London on Sunday, the streets of all the major cities came alive with celebrations. As people shared scenes of celebrations, the head of the military’s media wing Major General Asif Ghafoor also tweeted pictures of jubilant fans in Balochistan and Srinagar….

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Balochistan, AJK governments unveil deficit budgets

KARACHI: The Balochistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir government have unveiled their budgets showing a hefty deficit. The Balochistan government plans to spend Rs328.5 billion on its operations and infrastructure development in the province during the next financial year despite a much smaller estimated resource envelope of Rs.276.4bn, showing a hefty deficit of Rs52.1bn or…

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Security forces discover huge cache of weapons in Zhob

ZHOB: Security forces on Thursday recovered a huge cache of weapons in Zhob on intelligence information obtained from Federal Corps Balochistan.  According to details, a huge cache of weapons and ammunition were obtained from a hideout of a militant outfit. Among the weapons seized were six mines, five I.E.Ds, 49 fuses, an anti-aircraft gun, 95…

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Balochistan, AJK budgets to be presented today

QUETTA/ MUZAFFARABAD: Balochistan and Azad Kashmir budgets for next fiscal year will be presented today. Balochistan budget for fiscal year 2017-18 with a total outlay of 321.67 billion rupees will be presented in Balochistan Provincial Assembly in Quetta. Meanwhile, the AJK budget for the next fiscal year will be presented in the Legislative Assembly in…

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FC kills two militants in Quetta

QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan killed two suspected militants in exchange of firing under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad at Western Bypass area of provincial capital on Monday. According to ISPR, FC personnel carried out operation in the area when they  opened fire at them. Later, FC personnel killed two alleged militants in retaliation. Both alleged militants were…

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FC Balochistan gun down two BLA terrorists in Quetta

QUETTA: FC Balochistan conducted an IBO in Quetta on Monday in which two wanted terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) were killed in the exchange of fire.  According to the ISPR, the killed terrorists were involved in attacking armed forces, target killing, kidnapping for ransom and planting IED explosives in Quetta, Margate and Sangaan…

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Mercury hits 48°C, rain likely in Punjab, northern areas

ISLAMABAD: Temperature in the country rose to 48°C on Sunday as most parts of the country continued to experience severe hot weather. The maximum temperature was recorded 48°C in Nok Kundi area of Balochistan. Synoptic Situation: A shallow westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist during next…

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Watch – Dangerous caves in Balochistan where terrorists were holed up

Security Forces conducted an operation in Mastung from 1-3 June, killing several terrorists of a banned outfit Lashrake-Jhangivi Al-Almi (LeJA) who were hiding in caves near Isplingi ( Koh-i-Siah/Koh-i- Maran), 36 Kilometer South East of Mastung. Intelligence and Security Forces personnel fought valiantly to clear the hideouts and caves from where huge cache of arms…

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Army frustrates efforts for Daesh foothold in Balochistan

RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has issued more details about an intelligence-based operation that was recently carried out in Mustung area of Balochistan. According to details, security forces killed 12 hardcore terrorists including two suicide bombers during the operation that was conducted from 1st to 3rd of this month. “The successful operation by Security…

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Terror attempt foiled, huge cache of weapons, ammo recovered

QUETTA: As part of the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad (RUF) the intelligence agencies achieved a major success by foiling terrorist activities besides recovering huge quantities of weapons, arms and ammunition from a remote location in Balochistan. According to Inter Services Public Relations here on Sunday, an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) was conducted on BLA terrorists hideouts in…

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12 hardcore terrorists killed in Mastung operation: ISPR

QUETTA:  In sequel to the on going operation Radd ul Fasaad (RUF), the security forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Splinji, Mastung and successfully foiled suspected major terrorist activities in Baluchistan, Inter Services Public Relations here on Sunday said. The operation lasted for two days as the terrorists were hiding inside a cave…

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Ten terrorists gunned down in Mastung operation

QUETTA: Ten terrorists were killed in a search operation in Mastung district of Balochistan province, Samaa reported. According to details, the exchange of fire took place between the saboteurs and law enforcement agencies were carrying out a search operation in the area. Ten terrorists were reportedly killed in the gunfight. Large cache of weapons and…

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Seven militants lay down arms in Dera Bugti

QUETTA: Seven militants including their commander surrendered to the authorities in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan on Thursday. According to local administration, Nehalan alias Langri, a Ferrari commander, and his six accomplices laid down arms before security forces and tribal chieftain Basheer Chandarzai Bugti. The suspects were involved in subversive activities including attacks on government’s…

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Asst Commissioner Kharan forbids barbers from styling beards

KHARAN: The Assistant Commissioner of Kharan in Balochistan issued a notification on Wednesday in which barbers were warned not to style beards otherwise they would be fined heavily. According to details, the notification (which was handwritten in Urdu) was issued by the Assistant Commissioner of Kharan in which he warned barbers not to ‘design beards’…

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