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LeJ disguised as Daesh targeting Christians in Quetta

KARACHI: At least 15 Christians have been killed in a fresh spate of violence in Quetta. No arrest has been announced. In the latest attack on the religious minority, unidentified men sprayed volley of bullets on worshipers who were walking out of a church after attending the Sunday service. Two people died and three others,…

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I was behind my wife when she was shot. The SHO was also there: Samina Sindhu’s husband

Naveid Larak The husband of the pregnant singer who was killed in Larkana, Ashiq Samoo, said he was sitting behind his wife when she was shot. According to him, SHO Liaquat Ali was also present at the event. People at the event said Samina Sindhu was singing a song when 22-year-old Tariq Jatoi shot her…

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Pakistan perform poorly in Commonwealth Games 2018

QUEENSLAND: Pakistan is not performing well in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games. Najma Parveen came last in 200 meter race. Palwasha Basheer and Murad Ali also lost their respective badminton matches. Madeena Zafar and Faiza Zafar were beaten by India’s Joshna Chinappa and Deepika Pallikal Karthik in Squash women’s double. Mehwish Farhan secured 12th place…

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Prime suspect in Intizar murder case gets clean chit

KARACHI: The prime suspect in the Intizar Ahmed murder case was given a clean chit by the investigation team. The joint investigation team, in its report, stated that SSP Anti-Car Lifting Cell Muqaddas Haider is not involved. It held policemen Bilal and Daniyal responsible for the incident. The report has been sent to Sindh Home…

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Four staff dead in Turkish university shooting

Istanbul: A university employee killed four fellow staff members in a shooting Thursday at a university in the western Turkish city of Eskisehir, reports said. The attacker was later detained, the Dogan news agency said. Those killed were the deputy dean, faculty secretary and two lecturers at Osmangazi University, the state-run Anadolu news agency added….

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Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

SAN BRUNO: Gunfire erupted at YouTube’s offices in California Tuesday, leaving at least three people injured and sparking a panicked escape before the suspected shooter — a woman — apparently committed suicide. Amid a chaotic scene in the city of San Bruno, a woman believed to be the shooter was found dead at the scene…

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Chaos amid shooting at YouTube headquarters

SAN FRANCISCO: Gunshots erupted at YouTube’s offices in California Tuesday, sparking a panicked escape by employees and a massive police response. Some media reports said several people were injured. San Bruno police warned on Twitter to stay away from the area housing the headquarters of the Google-owned video sharing service near San Francisco. The White…

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Death toll from Quetta shooting rises to five

QUETTA: At least five persons including Levies personnel were killed and five others sustained injuries in a gun-battle between two groups in Quetta on Monday. The deadly shooting took place at Qambarani Road. According to police, the clash was motivated by a tribal conflict. Among the dead were three Levies personnel who were identified as…

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Three killed in France in shooting, supermarket hostage-taking

Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket. Police later stormed the supermarket in the small town of Trebes and Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Twitter that the attacker had been killed. A source at…

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Shooter takes 3 hostages at California veterans’ home

LOS ANGELES: A shooter took three hostages at a veterans’ home in Napa Valley, northern California, the state’s veterans affairs department said Friday. Spokesperson June Iljana confirmed the hostage situation in Yountville, but did not offer more details. “Law enforcement is at the Yountville Veteran’s Home right now following reports of gunfire,” CalVet secretary Vito…

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Trump suggests arming teachers at emotional meeting with shooting survivors

Washington: US President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers to deter mass shootings as he faced broken voices, tears and demands for action at a meeting with survivors of the gun rampage that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. Trump also promised “very strong” background checks on gun owners during the poignant “listening session”…

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Watch: Lahore court shooting caught on CCTV

Two lawyers were killed in a firing incident in Session Court Lahore’s premises on Tuesday. According to police, the incident took place when two groups scuffled after exchange of hot words. Watch this CCTV footage…

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Two lawyers shot to death in Lahore Sessions court

LAHORE: At least two lawyers were killed in a gunfire incident in a local court of Lahore on Tuesday. According to police, the man who opened the fire posed as a lawyer. The attacker has been arrested, police said. The deceased have been identified as Rana Nadeem and Owais, according to police. SP City Lahore…

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Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.: A former student accused of last week’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday in a case that has galvanized advocates of stricter gun control, including many of the rampage survivors, reported Reuters. Nikolas Cruz, his head bowed, hands shackled at his waist and…

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‘Shame on you!’ student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

FORT LAUDERDALE: A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in Florida. “To every politician taking donations from the NRA, shame on you!” said Emma Gonzalez, assailing Trump over the…

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Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

FLORIDA: US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead. The arrival of Trump and his wife Melania came at the end of a…

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FBI warned about Florida school shooter but failed to act

PARKLAND: The head of the FBI faced calls to resign on Friday after the agency admitted it had received a chilling warning from a tipster that Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz could be planning such a massacre but failed to follow up. The stunning admission by the top US law enforcement agency came two days…

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Former student confesses to Florida school shooting

PARKLAND: A troubled teen has confessed to gunning down 17 people at his former high school in Florida, court documents showed Thursday, as the FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him. As Americans reeled from the country’s worst school massacre since the horror at Sandy Hook…

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Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school

PARKLAND, Fla.: A 19-year-old gunman returning to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled opened fire with an assault rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others before he was arrested, authorities said, reported Reuters. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, a placid,…

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US school shooting leaves 20-50 hurt, assailant ‘still at large’

MIAMI: Police launched a manhunt on Wednesday for a shooter who opened fire at a high school in Florida, reportedly leaving between 20 and 50 people injured, officials said. The shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, a city in the southern part of the state between Boca Raton and Fort…

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Man shot trying to enter Iran presidency: reports

TEHRAN: Iranian security forces shot and wounded a man who tried to enter the president’s office in central Tehran by force on Monday, local media reported. “An individual wearing a shroud tried to push through the doors of the president’s office and was warned by security guards,” Tehran’s deputy governor for security Mohsen Nasj-Hamedani told…

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