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Two sisters shot at, injured in Quetta

Two young women were shot at and injured by unknown attackers in Quetta, SAMAA TV reported on Sunday. According to police, the incident occurred in Quetta’s Bukhari Town within the limits of Shalkot police station. “Unknown gunmen fired at Nadia and Shaista. They were critically injured and rushed to civil hospital,” SHO Shalkot, Qadir Qambrani,…

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Balochistan CM congratulates Nargis on winning bronze in the Asiad

The chief minister went on to say that the provincial government will continue to motivate and support the players

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Imran Khan has wasted his 22-year struggle in just 10 days: Fazlur Rahman

The crisis of the PTI government is that it’s in inexperienced hands. Prime Minister Imran Khan has wasted his 22-year long struggle in just 10 days, said JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. Speaking to reporters in Quetta, he said the opposition has already rejected the results of the July 25 general elections. He demanded the chief…

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13 people have died in a blast in a coal mine in Quetta

An explosion in a coal mine in Quetta killed at least eight coal miners, an official said on Monday. Five other miners who came to aid in the rescue work have also died.  The bodies of the dead were recovered on Monday morning, with efforts being made to retrieve the five other men who have…

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Three, including two FC personnel, die in traffic accident in Dera Ismail Khan

Police said 25 other people were injured. A rescue operation is underway

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Eight districts of Balochistan in the dark after 220KV transmission line trips

Power supply to eight districts of Balochistan was suspended after the National Transmission and Distribution Company’s 220KV transmission lines developed a fault. The affected areas include Quetta, Sibbi, Bolan, Mastong, Noshki, Chagi, Pashin and Kila Abdullah. According to QESCO officials, the fault developed at around 1am on Thursday after which the 220KV transmission line tripped,…

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The ‘foreigner’ who became an MPA from Quetta is also wanted in a murder case

Ahmed Ali Kohzad won the general election from PB-26 on the Hazara Democratic Party’s ticket. He defeated the MMA’s Wali Muhammad. Days after his victory, NADRA officials said the man may not be a Pakistani. The authority suspects that he may be an Afghan. Now, it has been revealed that he is also wanted in…

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Faisalabad, Quetta, Karachi, FATA, Peshawar, Sialkot, Hyderabad win in Inter Region U-19 ODI tournament

Faisalabad, Quetta, Karachi Whites, FATA, Karachi Blues, Peshawar, Sialkot and Hyderabad won their respective match in the Inter Region Under-19 One Day Tournament 2018-2019 on Sunday

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Over 100 stalls gutted after vegetable market catches fire in Quetta

A vegetable market caught on fire in Quetta on Sunday morning. Over 100 stalls and stores were gutted in the blaze. Hundreds of thousands of rupees worth of produce was destroyed.

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‘Foreigner’ wins Balochistan Assembly seat in Quetta

A candidate who recently won Balochistan Assembly seat PB-26 may not be a Pakistani citizen, it turns out. Ahmed Ali contested the general election on Hazara Democratic Party’s ticket and won the provincial assembly seat with 5,117 votes, beating the MMA’s Wali Muhammad. But, according to NADRA officials, the man may not be a Pakistani….

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WAPDA wins All Pakistan National Ranking Badminton Championships

Wapda won the All Pakistan National Ranking Badminton Championships in Quetta.

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If we postpone the elections, the terrorists will win: Imran Khan

Terrorists aim is to sabotage the elections, said PTI chief Imran Khan. He went on to say that if the elections are postponed, the terrorists will win. He visited the Balochistan Awami Party office in Quetta on Sunday and spoke to the media afterwards. Not implementing the National Action Plan has been detrimental to the…

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‘You think I will survive?’ Hospital overflows after Mastung blast

Survivors of a suicide blast which killed 128 people as it ripped through a crowded election rally described scenes of panic and horror Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with scores of wounded. The attack in Mastung on Friday, claimed by the Islamic State group, was one of the deadliest in Pakistan’s history. More than…

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Death toll in Mastung blast rises to 129

At least 129 people, including Balochistan Awami Party leader Siraj Raisani, were killed in an apparent suicide attack near a corner meeting of the BAP in Mastung. According to senior provincial official Saeed Jamali, the bomb was detonated in the middle of a compound where a political meeting was taking place. Another senior official, Qaim…

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Kids at this Quetta school play around a high-voltage transformer

Around 300 students at the Government Girls Model School are risking their lives every day to receive an education. There is an electric transformer in the middle of the school and live wires surrounding it, all of which pose a major threat to the young students. The 50KV transformer has exploded three times in the…

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Roads in Quetta constructed overnight despite ECP ban on development work

Even though the Election Commission of Pakistan has banned new development work, roads in some areas of Quetta were constructed overnight, albeit in a shoddy manner. Broken down roads in PB-27, such as Tin Town, Allah Dina Road, Abdul Aziz Street and Sharae Sultan Muhammad, were constructed overnight. Residents of the area say that the…

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Two men gunned down in Quetta’s Nawa Killi

Two men believed to be father and son were shot dead in Quetta Wednesday morning while a policeman was injured. According to SAMAA TV correspondent Muhammad Atif, unidentified assailants opened fire on the victims’ car in Quetta’s Nawa Killi, killing the two victims. Sub inspector Abdul Samad was injured and rushed to Civil Hospital where…

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Three Levies men killed in Quetta shooting

Three Levies personnel were killed when armed men on a motorcycle attacked their vehicle at Kalli Bangalzai in Quetta. Police said the attackers opened fire at the Levies vehicle and then escaped. Two of the victims, Habibullah and Najeebullah, were brothers. Anwar Ali was the third. The bodies were sent to Civil Hospital Quetta for…

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Two miners killed as coalmine collapses in Balochistan

Two miners were killed when a coalmine collapsed in the suburbs of Quetta on Sunday morning. The Sanjdi coalmine caved in after an explosion took place. The bodies of two workers have been recovered whereas another was saved in the rescue operation. The search of the fourth worker is underway. At least 23 coal miners…

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Shootout leaves four dead in Quetta

A shootout in Quetta city on Sunday evening left two police officers and two militants dead, officials said. The incident occurred around sunset when two gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire, killing two traffic police. Officers on patrol nearby heard the gunshots and rushed to the scene. “They engaged the attackers in firing and killed…

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Shopkeeper gunned down in Quetta

Unidentified armed men shot dead a shopkeeper at Jatak Stop area of Quetta on Tuesday. According to police, the victim was identified as Mirza Khan, a resident of Kuchlak. The police said the unidentified men opened fire at the shopkeeper when he was in his shop and fled away after the attack. The shopkeeper he…

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