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Five killed as old building collapses in Karachi

KARACHI: At least five people, including two children, were killed and nine injured as a three-storey building collapsed in Liaquatabad area of Karachi late on Monday. The dilapidated building collapsed near Peela School in Liaquatabad No. 9. Soon after the incident, area people rushed to the scene and retrieved five bodies and at least nine…

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PS-114 by-election: Saeed Ghani accuses Rangers of hindering voting process

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate for PS-114 Karchi by-election Saeed Ghani has accused Rangers of hindering the voting process in the constituency, Samaa reported. Speaking to media on Sunday, Ghani said that his voters are not being allowed to enter the polling booth. “Rangers are creating hurdles in the voting process,” he said. “I…

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Rangers will stay at polling stations till 5pm: Rangers DG Muhammad Saeed

NEWS DESK: Rangers Director-General Major General Muhammad Saeed reached Chanesar Goth and assured that Rangers personnel will remain at polling stations in PS-114 constituency until polling ends. Polling is scheduled to end by 5pm. He spoke to the media after visiting the polling station in Chanesar Goth, where clashes took place. “Every voter, candidate and…

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PS-114 by-election: Polling to be held today

KARACHI: The polling for by-election in the Provincial Assembly constituency PS-114  will be held today in Karachi. The voting will continue from 8 am to 5 pm.

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Video: Rangers come to the aid of Karachiites during rain

KARACHI: As rain lashed Karachi on Thursday and citizens faced quite a lot of trouble, the paramilitary force was on ground to help Karachiites as their cars broke down as roads were inundated.  In this particular video, Rangers personnel can be seen pushing forward a vehicle which is left stranded in the middle of a…

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Security beefed up in Karachi after attacks in Quetta, Parachinar

KARACHI: Stringent security measures were being undertaken in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attacks that took place in Quetta and Parachinar yesterday.  According to details, traffic police personnel deployed throughout the city have been armed yet again. Bullet proof jackets and arms have been provided to traffic police officers stationed at various junctions throughout the…

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Security forces arrest 20 terrorists in Kharian raid

LAHORE: At least 20 terrorists have been arrested and recovered weapons from them during an operation in Kharian and Sarai Alamgir on Monday. According to the security sources, the action was a part to Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad being spearheaded by Pakistan Army against terrorists. The security sources said Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with CTD, police and…

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Two terrorists killed in Rangers raid in Dera Ghazi Khan

  RAWALPINDI: A major terrorist activity foiled in DG Khan where two terrorists were killed, according to Pakistan Army’s public affairs department. According to press release by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted intelligence based operations in Dera Ghazi Khan last night. During exchange of fire, two terrorists were killed during the operation….

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Video: Three ‘street criminals’ killed in Karachi

At least three alleged street criminals were killed in a suspected encounter with police in Karachi’s Quaidabad area. Watch this report…

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Academic activities resume in Islamabad’s Quaid-e-Azam University

ISLAMABAD: Academic activities resumed in Islamabad’s Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) after a period of five days, Samaa reported. It should be noted that educational activities were suspended after violent clashes between student groups. Scores of students were wounded when a fight broke out between two groups of Sindhi and Balochistan students at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad….

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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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