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Nine Killed, 15 injured in blast on LEAs vehicle in Quetta

Advertisements QUETTA: At least nine person were killed and several injured on Saturday when a blast took place at Jinnah Road near Manan Chowk in Quetta. Advertisements Four of the killed person belongs to Froniter Corps (FC), while identities of the other 5 still not confirmed. “Four member of the …

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Atleast 15 killed, 10 wounded in blast near polio office in Quetta

Quetta: Atleast 15 killed, 10 wounded in a blast near polio campaign center in Quetta on Wednesday morning. A local police official told AFP,“There are 15 dead, including 12 police, one paramilitary, and two civilians.” After the incident, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said that the personnel of law enforcement …

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Jaffar Express derails in Bolan killing 13, leaving 100 injured

13 passengers are reportedly blown off while more than 100 sustained injuries as a result of Jaffar Express’s derailing in Ab-e-Gum are of the Bolan district on early Tuesday. Driver of the train and his assistant were also among the dead ones. Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has …

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NP leader shot dead by militants in Turbat

QUETTA: Unidentified militants opened fire at a local leader of a political party in Balochistan’s Turbat district on Friday morning. As stated the sources, Ali Muhammad Baloch, a National Party (NP) leader was shot dead after two armed assailants targeted him outside his dwelling in Balecha area of Tehsil Tump. …

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Homosexuality in Pakistan: Gay couple arrested in Balochistan

QUETTA: Police arrested a gay couple in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on Monday after reports of their clandestine marriage, said to be the first in the province. A close friend of the couple and a the man who read their Nikkah was also taken into custody in the Gandawa locality …

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Quetta: Security Forces arrested 243 militants in a search operation

QUETTA: At least, 243 terrorists have been arrested in Mehmoodabad, Quetta by FC security force during an ongoing search operation launched one week before. Security forces have also seized massive weapons from the arrested suspects that includes 9mm pistols, one 12 bore and 22 bore pistol, a 3 nod 3, …

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Rising Terrorism in Pakistan: PM Nawaz blames foreign forces for terrorism and violence

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the terrorism and violence is being promoted in Pakistan from abroad with the help of local elements. We will not allow these elements to ruin the peace in country, he added. Addressing to an all-party conference (APC) at Governor House Quetta, he said that …

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National unity is crucial to thwart internal, external enemies: PM Nawaz Sharif

QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed the need for solidarity with other nations and unity to thwart the wicked designs of internal and external foes against the country. While addressing the provincial political leadership in Quetta on Tuesday, the premier said the enemy is employing various tactics to split …

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Mastung Bus Attack: Militants killed 20 Karachi-bound passengers in Mastung, Balochistan

QUETTA: At least 20 passengers shot dead and several wounded when 20 unidentified armed assailants abducted 25 passengers of two Karachi-bound buses in Mastung. The two buses were travelling on a route from Pishin to Karachi, abducted by the 20 assailants in Mastung, the area of Quetta, Balochistan. The attack left …

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Jamhoori Watan Party leader Talal Akbar Bugti passes away

QUETTA: Talal Akbar Bugti – Jamhoori Watan Party leader, son of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, and father of Shah Zain Bugti, Gohram Bugti and Mir Chakar Bugti – has passed away in Quetta after long suffering from asthma. According to JWP Secretary Information Gul Manak Baloch, he was admitted to CMH …

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ATC requested to declare Solat Mirza’s new execution date

QUETTA: An Anti-Terrorism court on Saturday received a letter to determine a new execution date of Saulat Mirza from prison administration at Machh jail. The new date is likely to be made public on March 24, Tuesday. Read also: Interior Ministry appealed 90-day stay of Saulat’s execution According to the sources, …

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Saulat Mirza’s latest pic, will be hanged in few hours

QUETTA: MQM’s worker Saulat Mirza will be hanged in a few hours. Private TV channels showed the Mirza’s latest picture. Earlier, Week ago, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi had issued Mirza’s death warrant after the moratorium on the death penalty was lifted completely by government of Pakistan. Latest Update: …

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Anti-Polio Campaign: 471 detained over refusing vaccine in Peshawar

PESHAWARE: More than 471 people have been taken into custody on Monday for denying vaccinating their infants against polio. According to local police, 471 parents in the areas of Mathra, Budh Bheer, Sheikh Muhammadi, Sarband, Sherkera, Armer and Khazana who turned down to get their children vaccinated against polio were …

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ATC allows Musharraf not to appear in Bugti murder case

QUETTA: The Anti Terrorist Court (ATC) allowed former president Pervaiz Musharraf not to appear before the court in the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case, following the application submitted by Musharraf’s lawyer, seeking a one-day exepmtion. Advocate Akhtar Shah, counsel for Mushaffar, submitted an application in the court on Tuesday seeking …

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