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Sindh High Court acquits death row prisoner

He was sentenced to death in 2016

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Families of policemen martyred in Chinese Consulate attack proud of their fallen sons

Muhammad Amir is the third member of his family to be killed in the line of duty

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Former police officer gunned down in Quetta

Five casings of a .22 bore pistol were found on the spot

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Six workers killed in kiln explosion in Karachi

Malir SSP says over 3,000 workers work in the company

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US ‘war on terror’ has killed 500,000 people: study

Nearly 7,000 US troops have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Lahore SHO shot dead in Sheikhupura

Gunmen opened fire on his vehicle

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Five labourers shot dead in Gwadar

Three critically injured in the attack

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Seven terrorist killed in North Waziristan

The army suffered no casualties

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15 Afghan Taliban killed in attack by suspected ISIS rivals: officials

Suspected Islamic State militants attacked Taliban fighters attending a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday and killed at least 15 in the latest violence between the rival groups, officials said. Another five Taliban were wounded in the attack on a house in Sayad district in Sari Pul province, the provincial police chief Abdul Qayum Baqizoi…

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Indian state cuts internet after three new lynchings

Authorities in northeastern India have cut internet access after crazed mobs beat three people to death in lynchings sparked by rumours spread on smartphones, officials said Friday. They were the latest in a string of more than 25 similar killings in recent months across India, according to press reports that have been ignited by false…

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Taliban kill 16 Afghan soldiers, kidnap engineers after ceasefire ends

Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended at the weekend, officials said on Friday. The Taliban, fighting to re-impose strict Islamic law after their 2001 ouster, resumed their campaign on Thursday after rejecting President Ashraf Ghani’s request…

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Islamic State claims suicide bombing outside ministry in Kabul

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at the entrance of Afghanistan’s rural development ministry, the group’s AMAQ news agency said Monday. The attack killed 12 people and wounded more than 12 others including women and children, a health ministry spokesman said. The group did not provide evidence for its claim. Reuters

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Gunmen kill six labourers in Balochistan: police

Unknown gunmen shot dead six labourers in a remote southwestern Pakistani town, officials said Friday, in the latest bout of violence to rock the restive region. The murders took place overnight in Lajjey, about 170 kilometres (105 miles) southwest of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, where Islamist militants — including the Taliban — and…

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Three killed, 10 injured in Attock blast

At least three people were killed and nine others sustained injuries in a blast near a government vehicle in Attock’s Bisaal area, police said on Thursday. Eyewitnesses said gunmen sprayed volley of bullet on the vehicle, later an explosion was also heard. Three people were taken to Rawalpindi in critical condition, while six others were…

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Two Pakistanis killed in illegal attempt to cross into Iran

Iranian forces opened fire near Gwadar, killing two Pakistani men. According to Pakistan security officials, 15 people tried to enter Iran illegally. The Iranian border force opened fire on the illegal entrants. Two of them were killed on the spot while five others were taken into custody. The remaining managed to enter Iran and fled….

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Two Christians killed in Quetta firing

QUETTA: Two Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting in Quetta Sunday. It was the second such attack on Christians in Quetta this month. Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a group of Christians in Quetta’s Esa Nagri neighbourhood, injuring at least five people, police said. The injured were taken to Bolan Medical Complex…

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Two killed in Kemari oilfield explosion

KARACHI: At least two people were killed and eight sustained critical injuries after a powerful explosion in a tank at Kemari oilfield in Karachi. The giant tank was filled with sugar syrup when the explosion occurred. Rescue teams and other officials reached the scene and shifted injured to a hospital. Some of the injured were…

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Man killed as US embassy vehicle hits motorbike in Islamabad

By Noor-ul-Ameen ISLAMABAD: A bike rider was killed in the federal capital after he was hit by vehicle of a US diplomat, police said on Saturday. Police said Colonel Joseph Emanuel, the US military attaché was driving the car that hit a motorbike, killing one on the spot and injuring another. The 22-year-old deceased, Ateeq…

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Saudi-led air strike kills 12 civilians, including seven children in Yemen: medics

HODEIDAH: An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed 12 civilians including seven children in the coastal city of Hodeidah on Monday, medics and a witness said. Medics and a civilian who saw the wreckage said the air strike had destroyed a house in the al-Hali district, where displaced civilians from other…

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