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3rd Oct 2013

Pakistan: Militant attack kills 17 in Orakzai region

[Mullah Hanafi was associated with the Tehrik-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the past but later after developing differences formed his own militant faction to fight against the TTP.  File Photo] BY Zahir Shah Shirazi ORAKZAI, (Dawn): A militant attack in Orakzai tribal … Continued

2nd Oct 2013

Pakistan: Mine blast in Awaran kills two soldiers, injures four

QUETTA, (Dawn): Two soldiers were killed and four others were injured on Wednesday, when a land mine went off on the side of the road in Balochistan’s Awaran district, DawnNews reported. A security forces’ vehicle struck a landmine in Mashkay … Continued

30th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Nine more killed in Karachi fresh violence, firing incidents

KARACHI, (The News): Nine more people were killed in the overnight fresh wave of firing and violence here, Geo News reported.   Three persons were gunned down Monday morning near Jhatpat market in Lyari Town, of them, included the father … Continued

30th Sep 2013

UN: Pakistan, India agree to restore ceasefire on Line of Control

NEW YORK, (The News): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh (seen above), who met on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly, Sunday agreed to task the DGMOs of both the countries to ensure ceasefire on … Continued

30th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Awaran quake death toll reaches 376

QUETTA, (The News): Relief operations continued in the quake-hit Awaran district of Balochistan on Sunday without any untoward incident, with the death toll from last week’s tragedy reaching 376. Around 153 truckloads of relief have reached Awaran and other quake-hit … Continued

30th Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone kills six people

  MIRANSHAH, (Dawn): A US drone strike killed six militants and injured three others on Sunday in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. The strike took place in the Dargamandi area, seven kilometres (four miles) … Continued

29th Sep 2013

India: Mumbai building collapse kills 60; 4 under the rubble

By Naresh Kamath Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): In what is turning out to be the worst tragedy of its kind in the city, the toll in Friday’s building collapse in Mazgaon touched 60 on Saturday, with an estimated four people believed to … Continued

29th Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH, (The News): Drone strike killed at least four people in North Waziristan on Sunday, Geo News reported.   Sources said the unmanned aircraft fire two missiles at a house near Dargah Mandi, killing four people. http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-120324-Drone-strike-kills-four-in-North-Waziristan  

29th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Passenger bus-car collision kills six in Sheikhupura

SHEIKHUPURA, (The News): At least six persons were killed when a passenger bus rammed into a car near Rana Town on G.T. Road on Sunday here, Geo News reported.   Sources said the bus was on way from Lahore to … Continued

Pakistan: Twin blasts in Peshawar claim 31 lives
29th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Twin blasts in Peshawar claim 31 lives

[Photo: Blast in Peshawar. The News]   PESHAWAR, (AFP & Dawn): Twin blasts near the Qissa Khawani market in Peshawar on Sunday killed 31 people and wounded more than 70 others, DawnNews reported. The blasts, which took place at 11am … Continued

Pakistan: Quake toll in Balochistan rises to 515, another tremor reported
28th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Quake toll in Balochistan rises to 515, another tremor reported

[A view of the ravaged houses in Awaran after the earthquake in Balochistan. — Photo by Online]   Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah undertaking aerial view of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Awaran Balochistan.— Photo by … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 356 in quake-hit Balochistan
27th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 356 in quake-hit Balochistan

  [Photo: Pakistani survivours walk past debris of destroyed houses at Labach area, in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran in southwest Pakistan’s Balochistan province, Sept. 26, 2013.  (Xinhua/Asad)   DAWN.COM and  Syed Ali Shah   KHUZDAR, (Dawn): The death toll … Continued

27th Sep 2013

India: Multi-storey building collapses in Mumbai, many feared trapped

Mumbai, (Hindustan Times, The Muslim News): Tragedy struck the city early on Friday morning when a four storeyed BMC building collapsed around 6am in Mumbai’s Mazgaon area. Up to 90 people are trapped. At least one person has died and rescuers … Continued

27th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Senior lawyer Naimat Ali Randhava gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): A former special public prosecutor of Sindh government, Naimat Ali Randhava, (pictured) also a Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sindh lawyers wing, was gunned down in North Nazimabad,Geo News reported.   Randhava was recently engaged in … Continued

26th Sep 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Militants kill 12 in attack on IoK police station

SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India, (The News): Militants disguised as soldiers killed twelve people in an attack on a police base in Indian Kashmir Thursday, days before long-awaited talks between the leaders of India and Pakistan, police said.   The … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 348 in quake-hit Balohistan
26th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 348 in quake-hit Balohistan

{Photo: The News]       By Syed Ali Shah KHUZDAR, (Dawn): The death toll from a massive earthquake that jolted southwest Pakistan rose to 348 on Wednesday, with officials saying that thousands have been left homeless and about 300,000 … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll from Balochistan earthquake rises to 238
25th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Death toll from Balochistan earthquake rises to 238

  A view of houses which collapsed in the area of Awaran, Balochistan due to the earthquake which jolted many areas of Pakistan on Tuesday. — ONLINE PHOTO The island appears to be about 200 metres long, 20 metres high … Continued

Pakistan: Peshawar church attack: Probe committee constituted, 81 dead buried
23rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Peshawar church attack: Probe committee constituted, 81 dead buried

  Meanwhile, all the 81 people killed in this tragic incident have been laid to rest, while the 145 injured receiving are treatment in the hospitals.   Peshawar city SP, Ismail Kharak told Geo News that besides constitution of a … Continued

23rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills six in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (The News): Six people were killed and three others injured in drone strike in North Waziristan on Sunday, Geo News reported.   Sources said the unmanned jet fired two missiles at a house in Makeen area near the border. … Continued

22nd Sep 2013

Pakistani security forces kill 12 militants in Lower Dir

LOWER DIR, (The News): Pakistani security forces killed at least 12 militants in a skirmish near Pakistan-Afghan border late on Saturday night, Geo News reported.   According to military sources, the border security forces were policing the area when they … Continued

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