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Two arrested from Karachi over links with Kulbushan Jadhav

KARACHI: Two people were arrested over having links with captured Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav, Samaa reported. The arrested persons were affiliated with Baloch Liberation Army (BLA). According to Police, the arrested men were nabbed from Lyari area of Karachi and are involved in criminal offences of serious nature. Police also stated that the suspects wanted…

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Terror bid foiled in Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers foiled a terror bid in Karachi on Friday night, Samaa reported. According to details, the para-military force recovered a cache of weapons from Landhi area that were to be used for terrorism in the provincial capital. Recovered weapons including a sub-machine gun, two rifles, five pistols, two MP-5s, two shotguns, four bullet proof…

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Rangers gun down two terrorists in Rawalpindi shootout

RAWALPINDI: Rangers shot dead two terrorists in Rawalpindi, Samaa reported on Monday. According to details, Rangers were carrying out a raid at Wah Cantt area when two terrorists opened fire at the para-military force. The security force carried out retaliatory fire and gunned down both saboteurs. The identity and details of the slain terrorists have…

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Nisar lauds performance of Pakistan Rangers Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has praised the performance of Rangers for restoration of peace in Karachi. He was speaking as chief guest at the passing out parade of the recruits of the Pakistan Rangers Sindh here on Saturday. The minister said Pakistan Rangers Sindh has set an example of bravery by restoring…

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Issue of Rangers powers should not be politicized: Nisar

KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday that the issue of extension in Rangers powers is turned controversial after every three months, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing Rangers passing out parade in Karachi. Nisar stated that hurdles are created in the path of peace and development by making the…

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PM lauds Rangers for successful Karachi operation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday lauded the Rangers for conducting a successful operation in Karachi on Monday night. According to a spokesman of the PM House, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan briefed the prime minister about the Rangers-led operation in Karachi. The prime minister prayed for early recovery of the personnel injured…

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ISPR reveals identify of terrorists killed in Karachi raid

  KARACHI: Four terrorists killed during a Rangers’ targeted raid in Karachi last night were members of banned outfit Jindullah, ISPR said. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pakistan army, terrorists killed include Zahid Afridi alias Faheem alias Hameed, Muhammad Hafeez Ullah Quettawal, Mama and a lady facilitator Afshan. They…

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Karachi: What happened in Urdu Bazaar encounter?

Watch this report on Rangers action in Karachi during which four terrorists of a banned outfit were killed. One of the terrorists was arrested whereas one blew himself up, killing a child, a woman and injuring three paramilitary soldiers.

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Terrorists may be affiliated with TTP, Jundullah: CTD in-charge

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department in-charge Raja Umar Khattab said on Tuesday that the slain terrorists who were killed by Rangers personnel on Monday could be affiliated with banned outfits Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) or Jundullah.  Speaking to media personnel, Raja Umar said that killing the terrorists was a worthy accomplishment by the Rangers. He disclosed how some…

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One terrorist killed, another arrested in Rangers raid in Urdu Bazaar

Security force KARACHI: One terrorist was killed and another arrested in a raid by Pakistan Rangers, Sindh at a house in Urdu Bazaar area of the city.

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Notification issued for extension in powers of Sindh Rangers

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has issued notification for further extension in powers and stay of Rangers in Sindh. According to the Interior Ministry, the Rangers were given powers under Anti Terrorism Act 1997. According to the notification, the stay of Rangers has been extended for another 90 days. The Interior Ministry turned down the proposals…

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Karachi operation grinds to halt practically

KARACHI: Six days after the expiry of extended tenure of policing powers of paratroopers, Karachi’s targeted operation practically ground to a standstill. Sindh government seems to be on tenterhooks whether to extend these policing powers to Rangers or not as top leadership of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has not given a green signal to this…

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Strict security at SC ahead of Panama ruling

ISLAMABAD: In the run up to epic ruling of Panamagate scandal case, stringent security measures have been taken up around the premises of Supreme Court of Pakistan. At least 500 police personnel will stand guard inside the premises and additional contingent of paratroopers will remain present outside the court. Meantime, six to eight police personnel…

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‘Operation Clean-up’ to be launched in Punjab University

LAHORE: Punjab Government has decided to launch “Operation Clean-up” in Punjab University against student bodies, Samaa reported. The provincial government has decided to launch the operation against extremist elements in the educational facility. Rangers, with the cooperation of Police and Counter Terrorism Department, will carry out the crackdowns. The law enforcement agencies have been ordered…

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Nisar, Zubair exchange views on Rangers powers

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday held a meeting with Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair and exchanged views on overall security situation in the province, particularly Karachi. Talking to the governor, Chaudhry Nisar said the improvement in law and order in Karachi was result of joint efforts of all law enforcement agencies, especially Rangers….

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WATCH: Sheikh Rasheed’s criticism of Sindh Government

Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has said that the nation will take to the streets if Sindh Government does not extend Rangers’ powers.

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Rangers special powers end in Karachi

KARACHI: The special powers of Sindh Rangers have been ended in Karachi on Sunday night.

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Namaz-e-Janaza of four martyred soldiers offered

MULTAN: The Namaz-e-Janaza of four soldiers of Pakistan Rangers who embraced martyrdom during Operation at Basti Dadwani in DG Khan, was offered at Multan Garrison on Friday. Lieutenant General Sarfraz Sattar, Corps Commander Multan, DG Rangers Punjab Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat, serving and retired military officials attended the funeral prayers of Shuhada, says a…

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At least nine terrorists killed in DG Khan operation

DERA GHAZI KHAN: At least nine terrorists were killed in a joint operation carried out by security forces on Friday, Samaa reported. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Rangers (Punjab), Intelligence Agencies and Counter Terrorism Department undertook a joint operation against terrorists affiliated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and their facilitators along with hardened…

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Rangers patrol specific streets of Azizabad

KARACHI: Rangers patrolled the certain streets of Azizabad area of Karachi on late Wednesday night.

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Major terrorist plot foiled in Turbat

RAWALPINDI:  A major terrorist activity was foiled in Turbat district of Balochistan on Wednesday, ISPR said. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pak Army, acting on intelligence tip FC  Balochistan conducted a raid and recovered huge cache  of explosive, arms and ammunition, rockets, IEDs, explosives, different types of weapons and…

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