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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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Extortion will not be allowed to take root again: DG Rangers Sindh

KARACHI: Director General of Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Major General Mohammad Saeed has said that extortion will not be allowed to take root in Karachi again. Sindh Rangers chief made the statement while addressing on-duty officers and soldiers in different sectors. He added extortion is intolerable in every way. DG Rangers said that the criminals involved…

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Uzair Baloch taken into military custody

RAWALPINDI: Lyari gang war leader Uzair Jan Baloch has been taken into custody by Pakistan army on late Tuesday night.

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Rangers eliminate five terrorists in DG Khan

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) and Intelligence Agencies undertook a joint operation against some wanted terrorists and their facilitators holed up in a hideout in Chhera Thal, in border belt of DG Khan early morning today. According to ISPR, five terrorists were killed and two apprehended. Sepoy Kamran of Pakistan Rangers embraced Shahadat, while…

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Court grants bail to KU professor Dr Riaz Ahmed

KARACHI: A sessions court on Thursday granted bail to Karachi University professor Dr Riaz Ahmed in a case pertaining to possession of illicit weapons. According to details, the court heard arguments related to the case and decided to approve the bail request by Dr Riaz Ahmed at a surety bond of Rs 50,000. Dr Riaz…

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Karachi hand grenade attack injures 12

KARACHI: At least 12 people were seriously injured in a hand grenade attack in Karachi’s Lyari area, Samaa reported on Sunday. Unknown persons threw a hand grenade at the house of gang war leader Uzair Baloch at Sango Lano neighbourhood of Lyari Town in Karachi and managed to escape. The grenade explosion injured 12 persons. The…

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