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Online taxi service driver arrested in Karachi for attempting to extort money from a female passenger

He wouldn’t return the mobile phone she left in his car and demanded money instead

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February 3, 2019


India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey ‘drive’

The monkey was at the wheel for almost ten minutes

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October 9, 2018


Indian bus driver suspended for letting a monkey ‘drive’

There were around 30 passengers on the bus

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October 6, 2018


Vehicle crashes into barrier near White House

WASHINGTON: The US Secret Service on Friday reported a vehicle rammed into a security barrier near the White House, and the driver has been apprehended. “An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House at 17th & E,” the Secret Service said in a statement. “The vehicle did not breach…

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February 24, 2018


Video: Hero bus driver narrowly averts disaster in Balochistan

A major disaster was averted in Nushki district of Balochistan on Tuesday. The brakes of a bus filled with pilgrims failed, but the quick-thinking driver managed to bring the vehicle to a halt without any major damage. Six pilgrims were reportedly injured in the incident.

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October 31, 2017


Hero Pakistan bus driver happy to welcome back Sri Lanka

Meher Mohammad Khalil, a Pakistani bus driver who held his nerve under gunfire to guide the Sri Lankan team to safety during an attack in 2009, is thrilled that international cricket is finally returning to Lahore. Sri Lanka play Pakistan in a Twenty20 international in the city on Sunday, becoming the first international cricket team…

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October 27, 2017


Leaked phone call: MQM’s Salman Mujahid threatens his driver

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA, Salman Khan Baloch alias Salman Mujahid, whose party claims to be anti-feudal lords, was caught behaving like feudal lords in his leaked telephonic conversation with his driver. Watch this report…

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October 8, 2017


Driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run: police

BARCELONA: The driver of a van that mowed into a packed street in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others, is still on the run, Spanish police said Thursday.

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August 18, 2017


Driver-conductor brawl behind deadly road crash near Hyderabad

At least six persons were killed and 30 others injured after a fast-moving passenger bus overturned near Matiari city of Sindh on National Highway. Police and rescue officials said brawl between the bus driver and conductor caused the deadly road crash.

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July 4, 2017


One dead, 19 injured after car crashes into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square

NEW YORK: One person was killed and 19 others were injured in a car crash in New York City’s iconic Times Square on Thursday, authorities said. They said said the driver is in custody and this is believed to be an isolated incident. Law enforcement officials said it appears the 26-year-old driver made a wrong…

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May 18, 2017


PPP leader injured in car accident

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat and his driver were injured in a car accident on late Wednesday night.

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May 4, 2017


Brave driver risks life to save 15 school children

MIRPURKHAS: A fire-brigade driver is being hailed as a hero after he intentionally crashed his own vehicle to save 15 school children from a fatal accident in Mirpur Khas. According to details, a qingqi rickshaw carrying school children, suddenly drove in front of a fire tender on the road.  Muhammad Yaqoob, the driver of fire…

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January 30, 2017


Sheikh Rashid says his driver, security guard arrested

RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, has claimed that police have arrested his driver and security guard in Rawalpindi where authorities have put siege with shipping containers around his Lal Haveli residence. “Just now My drvr, Marof, my security staf & mr Sauleh Khan arested by police, also car in thr custody….

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October 28, 2016


This Pakistani man drove his 4×4 for 60km in reverse gear on world’s highest road

HUNZA: A man from Gilgit Baltistan has made history by driving his vehicle in reverse gear from Tupopdon (Passu) to Shimshal, covering a tough 60-km track in just in four and a half hours. The most amazing part of the story is about the road, the Korakoram Highway – one of the highest paved international…

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October 27, 2016


Car racer dodged a certain death

It was sheer luck that he escaped a certain death. Pedro Piquet, son of former Formula One driver Nelson Piquet met an accident as his car speedily flips nine times during the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge in Brazil on Sunday. The 17-year-old racer was taken to hospital for observation but he was declared unharmed apart…

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September 24, 2015


Jobless Qingqi driver commits suicide

Watch this report on why a Qingqi driver ended his life due to joblessness. Samaa’s Fayaz Younus reports from Sachal Goth area of Karachi.

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August 27, 2015


Kuwait arrests driver of bomber in IS mosque attack

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti police have arrested the driver who transported a suicide bomber to a Shiite mosque where he blew himself up, killing 26 and injuring 227 in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, the official KUNA news agency said. Authorities have also detained the owner of the house where the bomber was staying,…

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June 28, 2015


Pakistani driver still traumatised by attack on SL team

LAHORE: Meher Khalil earned fame and success after saving Sri Lanka's cricket team from a deadly 2009 attack in Pakistan, but the bus driver calls the incident “tragic” and says it is best forgotten. The 43-year-old will be one of the guests of honour at Lahore's Gaffafi Stadium on Friday, when Pakistan play Zimbabwe in…

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May 22, 2015


Woman car driver stuck at Metro Bus station

Samaa obtains exclusive video of a lady car driver seeking help from security guards of Metro Bus station in Lahore after being struck in riots.

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March 19, 2015


Cops pummel bus driver with kicks, punches

Brutal policemen pummeled bus driver with kicks and punches. Watch video.

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February 25, 2015


Gunmen kill polio team driver in Khyber

PESHAWAR: Gunmen on Saturday killed the driver of a van carrying a two-member polio team in Khyber Agency near the Afghan border, officials said. The two attackers fired shots from a nearby mountain on the van in Shalman area of Khyber, where the military is battling militants. “The two-member team was busy making preparations for…

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February 14, 2015