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UK police say man injured in attack on parliament has died

LONDON: A man injured in Wednesday’s attack on Britain’s parliament in London has died, police said on Thursday.

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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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Female student may have joined Daesh: Police

Investigators continue to probe the disappearance of a medical student from Hyderabad. Police has feared that the female may have joined Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Counter Terrorism Department of Karachi is investigating her activities on social media websites as well.  

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Man murders second wife in a horrific way

LAHORE: In a gruesome act of murder, a man slaughtered his second wife on the grave of his first wife in Lahore — Samaa reported. According to reports, the man named Rasheed made plans to murder his second wife with the help of her two uncles and an aunt and chose a graveyard to commit…

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Three men gunned down in Lahore

LAHORE: At least three people were killed and one sustained severe wounds in a shooting incident in Lahore today (Saturday). According to police, victims Ayub, Shakoor and Naeem were going to court for hearing when opposition party stopped them at Azadi Chowk and opened firing over resistance. Reportedly, Ayub and Shakoor lost thier lives on…

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Policeman shot dead in Peshawar firing

PESHAWAR: A policeman was shot dead when armed assailants opened fire at a police mobile in Peshawar on Friday, SAMAA reported. Armed terrorists opened fire at a police vehicle at Tehkal area of Peshawar due to which a policeman named Mazhar was killed whereas his partner sustained bullet injuries. One of the terrorists was shot…

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Muslims ordered to leave Indian village

A village in Indian state of UP is on edge on account of posters calling for Muslim residents to “leave immediately”, a media report said. According to Times of India, the posters, composed in Hindi language, have been put up at over two dozen locations in Jianagla, 70km from Bareilly , and warn Muslims of…

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Pakistani cop saves suicidal man by speaking Urdu in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: A local policeman of Pakistani descent has become a hero and won thousands of hearts overnight after he talked a man out of committing suicide in fluent Urdu. Ifzal Zaffar, 20, from the patrol unit of Yau Tsim District, received a call at around 10:40am on Sunday that a suicidal Pakistani man had…

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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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Raddul Fasaad: Crackdown continues against militants

KARACHI/LAHORE: The security forces continued their anti-terrorist crackdown across the country as part of recently-launched operation Raddul Fasaad, arresting dozens more suspects. Officials said at least 26 suspects, including afghan nationals, were rounded up in Punjab-wide operation by army, police and Rangers. ISPR said huge caches of arms and ammunition were also seized during the…

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Efficient, modern police force, government’s priority: PM

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday said it was his government’s target and priority to provide an effective, efficient and public-friendly police force equipped with sate-of-the-art technology to face modern day challenges. He was addressing a ceremony held here in connection with digitization of police stations. The Prime Minister said reforms were the key…

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Joint check posts set up to enhance security, surveillance on motorway

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have set up joint check posts on motorway to enhance security and surveillance as part of ongoing operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, Samaa reported. “Pakistan Army, Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) and police established joint check posts on M-1 and M-2 (Motorway) to enhance security and surveillance,” ISPR said in a press release. Earlier this week, Pakistan…

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Deadly gun attack on police van caught on camera

Unknown gunmen yesterday shot and killed four policemen at a petrol pump in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The deadly shooting incident was caught on CCTV camera. Watch the footage.  

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Nine terrorists killed in Karachi shootout: police

KARACHI: At least nine suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with police in Karachi on Friday. The gun-battle took place near Northern Bypass. SSP Malir Rao Anwar said that terrorists killed in the encounter were involved in an an attack on Rangers Headquarters. He said that suicide vests were also recovered from the possession…

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Four policemen killed in DIG gun attack

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed four policemen in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday, SAMAA reported. According to police, a mobile team of Dera Town police station was refilling their van at a filling station at Mission More when unidentified persons opened fire and fled after killing four policemen…

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Police called over Maradona’s argument with girlfriend

MADRID: Spanish police were called to a Madrid hotel by concerned staff on Wednesday over an argument between former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona and his girlfriend. “When the agents and emergency services arrived, those people (Maradona and his girlfriend) showed no sign of injuries and did not press charges, there was just a discussion,” police…

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Imran’s criticism of police department highly regrettable: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday said the PTI chairman Imran Khan’s criticism on police department, which had rendered remarkable sacrifices in war against terrorism, was highly regrettable. In a statement the minister said that officers and Jawans had laid down their lives in that war but…

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Lahore blast: Suspect arrested

LAHORE: A suspicious man was arrested from the site of a deadly suicide blast which left at least 11 people dead, SAMAA reported. The suspect was being shifted to Civil Line Police Station for interrogation. According to sources, army jawans captured the man, checked his identity card and then handed him over to police for…

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Captured ‘Pakistani spy’ pigeon escapes Indian custody, claims police

Indian police have claimed a ‘spy’ pigeon they had captured earlier this week has escaped to Pakistan. According to an Indian Express report, the bird reportedly managed to escape due to the negligence of the police in Srivijaynagar segment in Sriganganagar district, Punjab. The police claimed the bird managed to escape when the head constable…

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Turkey detains hundreds in massive anti-Daesh operation

ISTANBUL: Turkish police on Sunday detained hundreds of suspected members of the Daesh group in nationwide raids, just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the militants. Over 400 suspects were rounded up in Turkey’s biggest police operation so far against Daesh since the New Year attack on the Reina…

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Amazing solution to curb mobile snatching

To curb street crimes especially mobile phone snatching in Karachi, Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Karachi Police have devised a strategy in cooperation with shopkeepers. Watch this report…

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