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Punjab Rangers kill three terrorists in DG Khan

Punjab Rangers along with Elite Police and Intelligence Agencies conducted IBO at a location in DG Khan. During exchange of fire three terrorists were killed while two Rangers soldiers injured. Prepared IED, Rocket Launcher, AK-47, grenades and ammunition recovered from the slain militants.

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Five injured as situation tense during KDA operation

KARACHI: Five people were injured when law and order situation became tense when Karachi Development Authority (KDA) carried out a crackdown on an illegal mobile market at Surjani Town. According to details, KDA authorities launched an operation to raze an illegal mobile market to the ground at Surjani Town. People gathered at the scene and…

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Funeral of deceased Rangers soldier held in Karachi

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a Rangers soldier in Karachi on Monday. The shooting took place in Landhi area of the city. The funeral of the deceased paramilitary soldier was held in Karachi and was attended by various Rangers officials, including DG Rangers Major Gen Muhammad Saeed. According to SSP Malir Adeel Chandio, a…

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Rangers man killed in Karachi firing incident

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a Rangers personnel in Karachi on Monday, SAMAA reported. The shooting took place in Landhi area of the city. According to SSP Malir Adeel Chandio, a Rangers personnel and a policeman were injured in a firing incident. The two were rushed to hospital, where Rangers man succumbed to his…

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Naqeeb murder: Jirga sets up camp at Sohrab Goth

KARACHI: Members of Naqeebullah Mehsud’s family will arrive in Karachi today (Monday). Local people and Mehsud tribes conducted a Jirga earlier to see about arrangements before the family arrive. The Jirga of Mehsud tribes and local people have put in place a camp at Sohrab Goth to make security arrangements before the arrival of Naqeeb’s…

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Punjab Rangers arrest eight suspect terrorists

RAWALPINDI :Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with police and intelligence agencies carried out intelligence based operations (IBOs) in Lahore and DG Khan and apprehended eight suspect terrorists, including three unregistered Afghans. Ammunition, explosive, prepared Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), detonators and weapons were also recovered, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here on Friday.APP

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Three suspected terrorists killed in Karachi operation

KARACHI: Three suspected terrorists were killed in a joint operation carried out by paramilitary Rangers force and counter-terrorism department of the Sindh police in Karachi on Tuesday. According to Rangers’ spokesman, paramilitary force and CTD conducted an intelligence-based search operation in Baldia Qaimkhani Colony. Terrorists holed up in a house opened fire on security personnel, leading…

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Authorities step up efforts to retrieve Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets

KARACHI: Authorities and investigators in Pakistan have stepped up efforts to bring back Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets, SAMAA reported on Saturday.  Uzair Baloch was one of the most feared gangsters in Lyari until he was arrested by Rangers earlier this year. Investigators have found out that the Lyari gang-war leader owns several assets abroad in…

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1,948 terrorists arrested during Karachi operation, military leadership tells Senate

NEWS DESK: As many as 1,948 terrorists were apprehended while another 8,780 suspects were handed over to the police, the Senate was told by the military leadership on Tuesday. The session of the Senate Committee of the Whole House has begun as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Jawed Bajwa arrived at the Parliament House. He is…

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DG Punjab Rangers distributes cash among Tehreek Labbaik members

Pakistan Rangers Punjab DG Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed hands out envelopes with a token Rs1000 as bus fare to members of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasul Allah who were recently released from detention following the government’s agreement with the protesters.  “Aren’t we also with you?” says Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed when told by a Tehreek-e-Labbaik’s member that his party…

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Nawaz Sharif advised to remove Zahid Hamid, send him abroad: Sources

ISLAMABAD: Close aides of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif have suggested him to take Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s resignation and send him abroad, according to sources. Reports said PML-N stalwarts have advised Nawaz Sharif to accept the demand of protestors regarding removal of Zahid Hamid in a bid to end the current political turmoil. Sources said…

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Tehreek-e-Labbaik announces countywide wheel-jam strike

LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) has announced countywide wheel-jam strike on Monday against government’s crackdown on the religious party supporters at Faizabad Interchange, Samaa reported. It was announced by senior leader of TLYR, Ashraf Asif Jalali, at a press conference here. On the other hand, thousands more protesters massed in major cities, including Karachi…

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Army cannot use force against its own people: General Bajwa tells PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa told Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday that the military cannot use force against its own people, Samaa reported. The assertion came in a meeting between the two high-ups on how to end the three-week-long protest sit-in of religious parties outside Islamabad. According to our correspondent, the…

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PTA restores social media websites

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has restored all social media websites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. A notification to this effect has been issued. The social media websites were closed by the PTA after operation was launched against the protestors at Faizabad. The protest still goes on outside Islamabad. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)…

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Railways operation affected by ongoing protests

LAHORE: The ongoing protests in different parts of the country have affected Railways operation partially. This was stated by Pakistan Railways spokesperson Ms. Quratul Ain while talking to Radio Pakistan Lahore on Sunday. She said Karachi to Sahiwal and Lahore section is open while sections, including from Lahore to Sheikhupura, Sheikhupura to Faisalabad, Sheikhupura to…

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Transmission of news channels restored: Pemra

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has restored transmission of all News and Current Affairs satellite TV channels. According to a press release issued by the authority, all distribution networks have been directed to restore these channels on their original positions immediately. The federal government has also issued policy directives asking the Authority to…

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Rangers take control as Faizabad sit-in continues

  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Rangers took control of the sit-in area at Faizabad Interchange in Islamabad on Sunday. Police and the Frontier Corps have been deployed at I-8 Markaz. Rangers have cordoned off the IJP Road, Expressway, Murree Road and the Faisal Avenue. The protestors are gathered at the sit-in site and listening to the speeches…

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Transmission of all news channels restored: Maryam Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb says transmission of all news channels has been restored under the direction of the Prime Minister. In a statement, she said the transmission of the news channels was suspended after through deliberations in the best interest of the country to keep law and order situation…

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Protests grow after Faizabad Interchange crackdown

Islamabad: Thousands more protesters massed in major cities Sunday after attempts to disperse a rally of religious parties in Islamabad ended in deadly violence. Groups of chanting demonstrators, many armed with sticks, reached to occupy Faizabad Interchange between Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Thousands more were on the streets when police and paramilitaries began a bungled operation…

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Watch: Teargas shelling on protestors near Rana Sana’s residence

Infuriated protestors belonging to a religious party staged sit-in at Faisalabad’s Ghanta Ghar Chowk before heading to the residence of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah. They were later stopped by riot police with teargas shelling and baton-charge. The agitation and tension is going on at Rana Sana’s home constituency. Watch this video…

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Video: Faisalabad protestors attempt to reach Rana Sana’s residence

Infuriated protestors belonging to a religious party staged sit-in at Faisalabad’s Ghanta Ghar Chowk before heading to the residence of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah. They were later stopped by riot police with teargas shelling and baton-charge. The agitation and tension is going on at Rana Sana’s home constituency. Watch this video…

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