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Sukkur flood relief camps – SAMAA VIDEO

Rashid Raza takes us to the flood relief camps in Sukkur. People are struggling for their survival, and are getting the very least relief from officials. Civilians, NGOs and some political parties are trying to provide some relief to these victims on their own, but there is still much that is left to be done…

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August 22, 2010


Sukkur still in danger, NHW blocked

Staff Report SUKKUR: The water level in the Indus River at Sukkur has fallen, but is still in the danger zone and can be flooded, SAMAA learnt Thursday. According to the Flood Forecasting Division, water outflow at Guddo Barrage is 1,96,978 cusecs, and 1,113,218 cusecs at Sukkur Barrage. Water outflow has been continuously rising at…

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August 11, 2010


Indus robust flood endangers Sukkur

Staff Report SUKKUR: River Indus is bearing a robust flood at the moment while Sukkur is endangered by four spills in protecting embankment near city, SAMAA reported Tuesday. All across the country rains and floods have wreaked havocs and people are struggling hard for their survivor while millions have lost their homes, relatives, lives and…

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August 11, 2010


‘Flood can hit Sukkur city'

By Arbab Chandio SUKKUR: The water level in Indus River at Sukkur has reached at dangerous point and the authorities have warned next 24 hours critical for Sukkur city, SAMAA learnt Wednesday. While talking to SAMAA the Additional Advocate General Sukkur Liaquat Shar told that the irrigation department was misleading the people, adding that around…

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August 10, 2010


Land grabbers in Sukkur – SAMAA VIDEO

Rasheed Raza from Sukkur reports on the issue of land grabbers. (July 28, 2010)

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July 28, 2010


Encroachment in Sukkur – SAMAA VIDEO

Rasheed Raza reports on the encroachment in Sukkur city. (July 17, 2010)

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July 18, 2010


Police torture surfaces in Sukkur

Staff Report SUKKUR: Police subjected the accused to torture by inserting hook into his nose, SAMAA reported Sunday. The Police of Saleh Pat had arrested Abdul Jabbar, 15 days ago, from Mando Dero, Sukkur. While Police inserted a hook into the nose of the accused as a measure of torture prevalent in Pakistani police. According…

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May 16, 2010


Water shortage in Sukkur breeds protest

Staff Report SUKKUR: Sukkur citizens attacked the water works office and broke the glasses of vehicles and offices as a protest against the non-availability of water, said sources Saturday. The citizens were incited due to shortage of water in Shalimar, Old Sukkur Baban Shah, Nusrat Colony and New Pind. The protests alleged that the water…

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April 23, 2010


Poisonous water kills 5 in Sukkur

Staff Report SUKKUR: At least 5 people, including 4 women, died after they consumed poisonous water while cutting crops in Sukkur. The victims died after they consumed poisonous water during crop-cutting season in Taluqa Pannu Aqil, Sukkur. The bodies were taken to Taluqa Hospital, Pannu Aqil. According to postmortem report, all 5 people died of…

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April 11, 2010


Vehicle collision kills 4 in Sukkur

Staff Report SUKKUR: Collision between a Suzuki pick-up and an oil tanker near the Site police station, Sukkur killed four persons and injured 12 others, said sources Sunday. The casualties included a woman. The local people and Edhi workers took the injured to the hospital immediately. The oil tanker driver escaped. The police has confiscated…

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November 1, 2009


SAMAA VIDEO – Will Sukkur be cleaned?

The government isn't paying much attention to cleanliness in Sukkur. Not only does this oversight leave the city looking ugly, but also poses a health risk to the citizens. (October 14, 2009)

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October 13, 2009


Protest breaks out in Sukkur jail

Staff Report SUKKUR: Prisoners at Sukkur Central Jail protested for a third day Monday over the administration's decision to change their jail superintendent Abubakar Shaikh. They went to the roof and shouted and threw rocks at the Sukkur bypass to make their presence felt. A heavy contingent of police surrounded the jail and had to…

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September 7, 2009


10-year-old raped in Sukkur

Staff Report SUKKUR: A ten-year-old girl was sexually harassed in Sukkur, a city in interior Sindh, and the police have managed to arrest the culprit. The parents of the victim, Shazia, told SAMAA that she went missing at around 2 pm. She reached home at 10 pm in a very disheveled state. They rushed her…

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July 12, 2009


Weapons stolen from police arms depot in Sukkur

Weapons stolen from police arms depot in Sukkur

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April 25, 2009


Sukkur archaeological site found to be older than Moen Jo Daro

SUKKUR: An archaeological site has been found in Lakhian Jo Daro near Goth Nihal Khoso in the district of Sukkur which historians suspect may be 5,500 years old. The remains are said to be older than those of Moenjodaro. The find is said to belong to the Kot Diji era. A team of 22 archaeologists…

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January 23, 2009


Miscreants fire at DIG Prisons in Sukkur

SUKKUR: Unknown miscreants opened fire at the residence of DIG Prison Sukkur Alauddin Abbasi after which police troops reached on the spot, police sources said. Police has cordoned off the area, it added.

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January 14, 2009


Gilani inaugurates Indoor Block of Sukkur Hospital

SUKKUR: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani here Sunday inaugurated Indoor Block of Sukkur Hospital/Blood Bank of Sukkur Blood & Drugs Donating Society (SBDDS). The project has been completed with a cost of Rs 30.00 million. Indoor Block of Sukkur Hospital/Blood Bank has the total strength of 100 beds with full ultra modern facilities to…

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January 11, 2009


PIA announces extra flights to Sukkur for BB's anniversary

ISLAMABAD: PIA has made arrangements for operating special flights from Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi to Sukkur in addition to the airline's regular scheduled flights from December 26 to 28. According to a PIA news release on Monday, the airline to facilitate people to attend the first death anniversary of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, former Prime…

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December 22, 2008


World Diabetes Day observed in Sukkur

SUKKUR: World Diabetes Day was observed in different parts of interior Sindh on Friday with reports that the number of diabetes patients may rise to 333 million by the year 2025. About three-fourths of these people will be from the developing countries, including Pakistan, which will be among the five countries with the largest populations…

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November 14, 2008


Sukkur’s clock tower

Rasheed Raza shows us miserable condition of the historical clock tower of Sukkur.

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January 1, 1970