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Karate master shot dead in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan karate fighter Abdul Samad was shot dead by unknown persons on Sunday.

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Parents forgive PML-N leader’s guard who ‘accidentally’ shot their son

The parents of a nine-year-old boy who was shot by a PML-N leader’s armed bodyguard have forgiven the man. Nine-year-old Mazhar was shot by PML-N candidate Aslam Bhatti’s bodyguard at a corner meeting on Tuesday night in Kot Lakhpat area of Lahore. The meeting was held at Bhatti’s office in NA-133. The guard’s gun accidentally…

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Attack on BNP Awami leaders in Turbat leaves guard dead

A security guard was killed following an attack on Baloch National Party Awami leaders in Turbat. Unknown gunmen reportedly attacked the convoy of Ahsan Shah and Asghar Rind in the Tamp area of Turbat in Balochistan as they were going for election campaign in Rodban. A party spokesperson confirmed the attack and said that both…

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Annapolis gunman wanted to ‘kill as many as possible’

The 38-year-old gunman who carried out a deadly assault on a newspaper office in Annapolis had barricaded a back door hoping to “kill as many” as he could, authorities said Friday, confirming he pursued a years-long vendetta against the paper. Police said the suspect — identified as Maryland resident Jarrod Ramos — used a legally…

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US newspaper shooting suspect is white adult male: police

The person suspected of killing at least five people at a newspaper in the US state of Maryland is a white adult male, a police spokesman said. The suspect, who is in custody, is “a white male, adult male, and the gun that was used is described as a long gun,” meaning a rifle or…

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At least five dead in Annapolis newsroom shooting

At least five people were killed Thursday when a gunman opened fire inside the offices of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper based in Annapolis, a historic city an hour east of Washington. Police described the suspect — who was being questioned in custody — as a white adult male who was armed with a rifle…

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Police in India’s Kashmir arrest suspect after editor shot dead

Police in Kashmir investigating the killing of a prominent journalist and two of his security guards arrested a suspect on Friday, an official said. Syed Shujaat Bukhari, editor of the Rising Kashmir newspaper, was leaving his office in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, when he was shot at close range on Thursday…

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Multiple people shot as gunman goes on rampage in North Hollywood

Multiple people have been shot by a gunman in North Hollywood in the United States. The Mirror reported that according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, officers responded to a ‘multi patient incident’ at 12:58am local time (9am GMT) at a residence on W Tiara Street. The LAFD said five people sustained gunshot wounds while…

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Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

Ten people were killed and at least 10 injured when a student armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, officials said, in the latest deadly school shooting in the United States. The gunman, who was taken into custody on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis,…

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US man claims he was shot by pet dog

It’s often said that a dog biting a man isn’t news — so one canine companion apparently decided to up the ante. A 51-year-old man from the US state of Iowa says he was shot by his own dog while playing with the pet in his home, local media reported Friday. Richard Remme of Fort…

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Update: Men kill three more people in Quetta, FIR still not registered

Several hours have passed since gunmen killed three more people in Quetta and injured two on Sunday night but police have yet not registered the FIR.  Residents claim four gunmen fired shots that damaged six shops. Police recovered 30 bullet shells from the spot where the shooting took place at Jan Mohammad Road. The gunmen…

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Four laborers shot dead in South Waziristan

Reporting by: Khan Zameer Four laborers were shot dead by unknown persons in South Waziristan on Saturday. Political administration said that the incident took place when unknown men opened fire inside a tent in Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan on Friday night. The dead bodies were shifted to Wana Headquarters Hospital for treatment. The slain…

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Policeman shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: A policeman was shot and killed and a chief of a police station was wounded during an alleged encounter with criminals in upscale Clifton neighbourhood on Sunday. Police said the encounter took place in Tauheed Commercial area. Police personnel including Clifton SHO Chaudhry Shahid were on routine patrol in their private vehicle when the…

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Saudi security shoots down recreational drone near royal palace

DUBAI/RIYADH: Saudi Arabian security forces said they had shot down a recreational drone in the capital on Saturday after online videos showing gunfire in a neighbourhood where royal palaces are located sparked fears of possible political unrest. The Riyadh police spokesman, quoted by the official Saudi News Agency (SPA), said a security screening point noticed…

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LeJ disguised as ISIS 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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