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It Was Zainab Everywhere

By Tatheer ul Islam Having arrived at home from work yesterday, I was heavy at heart over the incident that took place in Kasur where a minor girl was dishonored. I did not feel a bit like to take my night meal. She was a little girl of seven years. With both my children sitting…

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Venezuela arrests soldier for killing pregnant woman in line for pork

CARACAS: Venezuelan authorities arrested a National Guard soldier over the weekend and accused him of shooting a pregnant 18 year-old during an incident that local media described as a melee over scarce pork, reported Reuters. Alexandra Colopoy was gunned down by First Sergeant David Rebolledo, according to a tweet by the state prosecutor late Sunday…

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US-led air strikes kill 23 civilians in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT: Air strikes by a US-led coalition killed 23 civilians Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. “At least 23 civilians, among them eight children and six women, were killed Wednesday before dawn by air strikes carried out by the US-led coalition, targeting…

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What we know about Ansar-ul-Shariah Pakistan

By Roohan Ahmed KARACHI: Ansarul Shariah Pakistan (ASP), the newly found terrorist outfit that was operating in Karachi and in some areas of Balochistan, has been busted by security agencies. The group first surfaced in Karachi earlier this year when it targeted a security guard of police foundation in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area. Law enforcers had…

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Transgender person’s killing in Karachi’s DHA sparks fear, anger among community

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Transgender people – who hasn’t seen them? In rural areas, they are called to dance at times of joy such as weddings and births of children. In urban settings, we can spot them anywhere, from shopping centres and roads to mazaars and hospitals. They are humans just like any other man…

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PM strongly condemns Quetta terror attack

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday strongly condemned the terror attack that took place in Quetta.

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Three terrorists killed in Quetta police raid

QUETTA: At least three terrorists have been killed in a raid by police personnel in Quetta late Thursday night. According to police sources, terrorists opened fire at the police party in Quetta area of Eesa Nagri on Baroori Road when they were intercepted for security check. Three terrorists were killed in retaliatory fire by police….

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Killing of Chinese nationals wont impact China-Pakistan ties: Global Times

BEIJING: After the abduction and killing of two Chinese teachers in Pakistan last week, speculation has been swirling among some media outlets that the China-Pakistan bilateral relationship, in particular the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of the Belt and Road initiative, would be affected. They are evidently overthinking the issue. The atrocity committed…

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Two policemen martyred in firing incident in Bahadarabad

KARACHI: Two policemen were martyred and one sustained critical injuries in an attack on a police mobile van in Bahadarabad area of the metropolis on Saturday night, the police said.

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Funeral prayers of Gwadar victims offered

NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Nine labourers who were killed in the terrorist attack near Gwadar on Saturday were laid to rest in Naushahro Feroz, Samaa reported. Their last rites were held on Sunday and were attended by large number of people. The slain workers were busy in reconstructing road when they were targeted by terrorists near Gwadar….

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Fake faith healer records video of 5-year-old boy before beheading him

MANDI BAHAUDDIN: A fake faith healer killed and beheaded a 5-year-old boy over a minor argument concerning a sum of Rs 5,000 on Tuesday.  According to details, the fake faith healer, who was also a servant employed at the house of the deceased, recorded a video of the victim Arsalan reciting a naat an hour before…

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Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

PARIS: One policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, a police source said.

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Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

LONDON: Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament.

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Seven killed as truck falls on house in Quetta

QUETTA: At least seven people were killed as truck overturned on a house in Quetta on Monday night.

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Father kills his five children in Chiniot

A merciless man, who recently divorced his wife, killed all his five children aged between three and ten years in Chiniot. Later on, the brutal father killed himself as well. Watch more in this video report.

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Two sisters shot dead in Punjab ‘honour’ killings

LAHORE: A man killed his two sisters on the eve of their weddings in Pakistan’s central Punjab province, police said Saturday, in the latest case of so-called “honour” killings in the country. Kosar and Gulzar Bibi, aged 22 and 28, were shot dead by 35-year-old brother Nasir Hussain on Friday as they prepared to marry…

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CCTV footage of cowboy killers in Karachi

The assassins are once again at large in Karachi. They killed three people in seven seconds. Four bullets were fired at a wine shop located in Sachal. More in this report.

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Eyewitness account on traffic cops killing

An eyewitness of the traffic cops killing near Aisha Manzil narrated the gun attack while talking to Samaa. Watch what he had to say.

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CCTV of murder in Karachi robbery

SAMAA received a CCTV footage containing a robbery on Jamshed Road, Karachi.  The culprits can be easily spotted in the footage of a trader’s assassination. Trader was killed while he resisted a robbery. The killers could not get anything from the deceased as he had already tossed the money bag into his house. Watch the clip…

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Peshawar admin withdraws rat-killing bounty

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district administration has withdrawn cash reward on killing of one rat, two weeks after authorities announced to kick off mouse killing drive in the city. The local administration had announced Rs.25 reward for killing of one rat, after receiving hundreds of complaints of rodents infesting the region’s biggest city. However, sources say…

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Gunmen kill two Hazaras in Quetta

QUETTA: Unknown gunmen on Saturday killed two members of the country’s Hazara Shiite Muslims in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said. The attack took place as two members of the Hazara community were travelling from the city centre of the provincial Quetta city to their home in the suburban Hazara town. “Two unknown gunmen sprayed…

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