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Balochi youth is as capable as any other Pakistani: COAS

QUETTA:Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Thursday said Balochistan will be an engine of national development effort and invaluable link from north to south and to west in future. He was speaking at a seminar on “Human Resource Development for the youth of Balochistan – Opportunities and Challenges” held here. Renowned…

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FC Balochistan kills two terrorists in Turbat IBO

TURBAT: FC Balochistan conducted Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat on a terrorist hideout in which two terrorists were apprehended.  During Operation 18 hostages including two Pakistani and 16 Foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered who were kept hostages by these terrorists. A large quantity of arms and ammunition including IEDs have been recovered…

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CJP takes suo-motu notice of recovery of 20 bodies from Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Supreme Court Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo-motu notice of the killing of 20 people in Balochistan. He took notice on media reports regarding the bullet riddled bodies found in Turbat and Buleda areas of Balochistan. The Chief Justice has sought a detailed report from Inspector General Police Balochistan and Director General…

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Bodies found in Turbat shifted to Lahore

LAHORE: The five dead bodies that were found in Turbat area of Balochistan was shifted to Punjab city of Lahore on Sunday, Samaa reported. According to details, the dead bodies were sent to Lahore via Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight. They will be later sent to their villages for last rites. Meanwhile, the case of…

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Five more dead bodies found from Turbat

QUETTA: Five more dead bodies were recovered from Turbat on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to 20. According to details, the corpses were found from Tejaban area of Turbat. Commissioner Makran stated that three out of the five deceased were identified as Usman Qadir, Danish Ali and Badar Munir. They hailed from Gujrat area…

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Turbat massacre: Human traffickers arrested from various cities in Punjab

MANDI BAHAUDDIN: Police on Friday arrested a human trafficker who was involved in the Turbat massacre that claimed 15 lives.  According to details, suspect Waheed Khan was taken into custody by police after he was identified by relatives of the victims of Turbat massacre as the human trafficker involved in the incident. Relatives of the…

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CM announces financial aid for heirs of Turbat victims

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has announced financial aid for the heirs of those killed in Turbat area of Balochistan the previous day. The Punjab government will provide one million rupees per head to the heirs of the those killed there. Meanwhile, the chief minister said that the elements that killed the innocent…

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Turbat massacre: Funeral prayers for victims offered

LAHORE: Funeral prayers for the 15 people massacred in Turbat were offered on Thursday after which their bodies were dispatched to Lahore. Funeral prayers for the victims, whose bullet-riddled bodies were discovered a day earlier by Levies officials were offered in the presence of senior military and civil leadership. Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri,…

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CM Punjab forms committee to bring back bodies from Turbat

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday constituted a committee to make necessary arrangements to bring dead bodies of the persons killed in Turbat area of Balochistan back to their ancestral homes in Punjab. This committee will make arrangements to bring the dead bodies to Punjab and also provide every possible assistance to…

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15 people from Punjab found dead in Turbat

QUETTA: Paramilitary Levies force on Wednesday found 15 dead bodies from Bulida area of Turbat district. Assistant Commissioner (AC) Turbat Jamil Ahmed told journalists that the victims had been kidnapped on gunpoint by unknown men when they were on their way to Iran from Punjab for their livelihood. They were shot to death in Gaaruki’s…

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NP leader Jan Buledi escapes assassination bid

Senior National Party leader and former spokesperson for the Balochistan government, Jan Buledi, narrowly escaped an attempt on his life as unidentified gunmen attacked his convoy in Kech district of Balochistan province on Wednesday, security officials said. Levies officials said that Buledi’s son and two security guards were injured when the gunmen opened indiscriminate fire…

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Bilawal condemns killings of innocent Sindh labourers in Turbat

KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned killings of innocent labourers from Sindh in Turbat after massacre of nine labourers from Naushero Feroz last week in Gwadar. In a press statement issued here on Friday, the PPP Chairman expressed deep grief over the martyrdoms of workers from different parts…

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3 workers shot dead by militants in Turbat

TURBAT: Militants opened fire and killed three workers in the city on Friday. All three workers reportedly belonged to Sindh.  According to Levies sources, the three workers were busy in construction work when militants identified them and opened fire. All three workers were shot by the militants in the had. The workers had arrived in Balochistan from…

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Four security men among five killed in Turbat terror attack

TURBAT: Five people and two others were injured including four security men wer killed in a bomb attack here on Sunday night, Samaa reported. According to details, unknown terrorists targeted a regiment of Frontier Constabulary Mekran Scouts with a remote controlled improvised explosive device (IED). The terrorist opened fire at the security personnel following the…

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Four security personnel martyred in Balochistan IED blast

QUETTA: Four FC personnel were martyred in a roadside bomb attack on their convoy in Balochistan’s Kech district Sunday evening. According to ISPR, an IED exploded near FC’s patrolling convoy in Gawak area close to Turbat town of Kech district. Officials said four FC soldiers embraced martyrdom while three were injured. The area was sealed…

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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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PM in Turbat to inaugurate N-85 Surab- Hoshab road

TURBAT: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Turbat to inaugurate N-85 Surab- Hoshab road. The four hundred and forty eight kilometer road has been completed at a cost of approximately twenty two billion rupees by Frontier Works Organization.  It comprises of sixteen bridges and 1502 culverts. The project links Gwadar Port with National…

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FC arrests eight Afghan nationals

QUETTA: Frontier Corps rounded up eight Afghan nationals for heading to Iran without traveling documents in Turbat on Tuesday. According to FC spokesman, these Afghan nationals were apprehended by FC personnel during checking because they were going to Iran without traveling documents. The FC spokesman said that they would be handed over to Federal Investigation…

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FC kill three militants in Turbat encounter

TURBAT: Frontier Corps have killed three operatives of a banned outfit in alleged encounter in Turbat city of Balochistan province, Samaa reported Thursday. According to FC spokesman, hand grenades, Kalashnikovs and pistols were also recovered from the possession of the deceased militants. The militants were involved in the attacks on FWO and security forces, he…

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14 militants killed in Balochistan, Punjab encounters

QUETTA/KALAT: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan carried out operation against militants in different parts of Balochistan and killed at least nine terrorists. Two FC soldiers were also martyred in encounter with militants during a search operation. Officials said security operation carried out an intelligence-driven operation near Turbat area. An exchange of fire took place between militants…

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Sindh to experience hot weather in next 24 hours

KARACHI: The Met Department on Friday forecast very hot weather in Sindh during the next 24 hour.

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