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At least 3 dead, 15 injured in Kabul bombing

KABUL: A suicide attacker riding a motorcycle blew himself up inside Kabul’s heavily fortified diplomatic zone on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15, officials said. It was the first attack targeting the Afghan capital’s so-called “Green Zone” since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area on May 31, killing or wounding…

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October 31, 2017


4 dead, 12 injured in Sukkur cement factory blast

SUKKUR: As many as four people died and 12 were injured when a blast occurred in the Rohri cement factory in Sukkur, on Tuesday.  According to details, police arrived on the spot and surrounded the area. A search operation is underway in order to determine the cause of the blast and arrest any suspects linked…

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September 19, 2017


Blast in Chaman near Custom House injures 10: Levies

CHAMAN: A bomb blast near the Custom House in Chaman injured as many as 10 persons in the city on Monday. According to details, the bomb blast took place near Custom House located at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. This is a developing story. Further details are being awaited.

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September 18, 2017


Bomb kills three in Mohmand Agency

A bomb attack killed three people and wounded two others in a relatively peaceful area of Pakistan’s northwestern tribal district early Friday, officials said. A father and his son were among those killed as they returned home from morning prayers in the Ambar area of Mohmand, one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal districts along the…

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September 1, 2017


Video: Eyewitness recounts Quetta blast horror

QUETTA: An eyewitness who saw the bomb blast at Pishin Stop on Saturday recounted the horror as it took place.  “Lots of bodies were burnt as a result of the bomb blast,” he said. “A lot of damage was done. Me and my friends shifted the injured to the ambulances so that they could be…

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August 12, 2017


At least 34 injured in Lahore explosion

LAHORE: At least 34 people, including children, have been wounded in a suspicious explosion in Lahore today (Monday), SAMAA reported. The blast took place near a high-tension poll on Outfall Road. The powerful explosion, which was heard far and wide in the city, also caused a 6-foot crater in the area while a building also collapsed….

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August 7, 2017


PM Nawaz Sharif condemns Kabul bombing

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the car bomb attack in Kabul on Monday that resulted in loss of precious lives. The Prime Minister expressed sympathies with the Government and people of Afghanistan on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention here that in Afghanistan, at…

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July 24, 2017


Parachinar incident: Death toll reaches 43,several injured

PARACHINAR: At least 43 people were killed and nearly 100 were injured as two bomb blasts took place in a Parachinar market on Friday.  According to officials, a suicide bomber blew himself near the Toori market which caused as many casualties. The second blast, according to sources, took place when a crowd had assembled after…

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June 23, 2017


PM condemns Parachinar bombings

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Toori Bazar, Parachinar today and directed the concerned authorities to beef up security arrangements across the country in the wake of terrorist attacks. “Terrorists are attacking soft targets and no Muslim can ever imagine to commit such horrific act,” the Prime Minister said,…

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June 23, 2017


Pakistan condemns bomb blast in Helmand

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan strongly condemned the car bomb explosion close to the Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargah city (Helmand province) of Afghanistan earlier Thursday, resulting in the loss of many innocent lives and injuries to many more. According to a foreign office statement, issued here, the people and government of Pakistan extended their heartfelt sympathies and…

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June 22, 2017


Shopping center in Manchester evacuated after ‘loud bang’ heard

MANCHESTER: A major shopping center in the northern English city of Manchester is now reopening after it was temporarily evacuated, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday. Police had begun removing the cordon and workers were slowly being allowed back into site, he said. Earlier on Tuesday a separate Reuters witness reported scores of people running…

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May 23, 2017


Pakistan condemns Egypt terrorist attacks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on Coptic Churches in the Central Delta city of Tanta and Alexandria in Egypt, resulting in the loss of precious lives and injuries to scores of people. According to a Foreign Office statement Monday, the government and people of Pakistan share the pain and anguish of the…

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April 10, 2017


Gas leak, not bomb, behind Lahore blast: officials

An explosion that killed seven people and caused panic in the Pakistani city of Lahore was caused by a gas leak and not a bomb as police had earlier stated, officials said Friday. The blast on Thursday wounded dozens in the provincial capital, already on edge after a suicide attack just ten days earlier killed…

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February 24, 2017


Two policemen injured in Bannu blast

BANU: At least two policemen were injured after a bomb blast at police station in Bannu city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday morning.

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February 7, 2017


45 killed in Shah Noorani Shrine blast: minister

HUB: The death toll from a powerful bomb blast at the Shah Noorani Shrine in Hub town of Khuzdar has risen to 45, said Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti on Saturday. The blast hit a crowd of worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of Sufi saint Shah Noorani in Khuzdar district, some 760…

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November 12, 2016


Imran, Bilawal condemn terrorist attack on Dargah Shah Noorani

KARACHI: Opposition leaders Imran Khan and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday express their shock over a bomb blast at Dargah Shah Noorani in Hub, Balochistan, which resulted in the death of at least 30 people. “I am shocked at blast in Khuzdar, Balochistan at shrine of Shah Noorani: terrible loss of life. Govt must immediately…

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November 12, 2016


Bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 13 people

BAGHDAD: Two overnight bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in central Baghdad killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 30, security and medical officials said on Saturday. The blasts were the latest in a series of deadly attacks at Baghdad shopping centres this year, including one that killed more than 300 people in…

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September 10, 2016


Blast hits judge’s convoy in Quetta; 14 injured

QUETTA: A roadside bomb apparently targeting a judge injured at least seven  people in Quetta on Thursday, officials said, days after a major attack killed most of the city’s senior lawyers. “The bomb was planted on a bridge in the city, which went off immediately after the vehicle of an Islamic court judge passed by…

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August 11, 2016


Three LEA men among 5 injured in Quetta blast

QUETTA: Three personnel of law enforcement agencies were among five people who suffered wounds in a remotely controlled bomb blast which hit a vehicle of a law enforcement agency on Quetta’s Spiny Road, here on Wednesday night. The police said that unknown men planted a bomb on Spiny Road and detonated it with remote-control device…

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August 3, 2016


Suicide bombs kill 28, wound dozens at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL: Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding dozens more, the provincial governor said.

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June 29, 2016


Istanbul bomb blast kills 11 people, wounds 36

ISTANBUL: A bomb ripped through a Turkish police vehicle near Istanbul’s historic centre Tuesday, killing seven officers and four civilians and adding to security concerns after a string of attacks in Turkey’s biggest city. The bomb targeted a service shuttle bus carrying officers from Istanbul’s anti-riot police as it was passing through the central Beyazit…

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June 7, 2016