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Pakistan: Attacks on imambargah, mosque claim 4 lives in Karachi, Peshawar
20th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Attacks on imambargah, mosque claim 4 lives in Karachi, Peshawar

KARACHI/PESHAWAR, (The News): Successive attacks on places of worship in two major cities of Pakistan left at least four dead and dozens injured on Thursday night, Geo News reported.   According to details one person died and nine more were … Continued

19th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Armed men set passenger coach on fire in Mastung

MASTUNG, (The News): In a violent incident, unknown armed men set a passenger bus on fire after forcing the passengers to vacate the bus near Mastung on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to Levies sources, a passenger coach enroute … Continued

17th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Two arrested on recovery of 35 mortar shells from vehicle

KURRAM AGENCY, (The News): Two persons were arrested after recovery of thirty-five mortar shells from a vehicle at Pak-Afghan border checkpost on Tuesday here, Geo News reported. Kurran Agency Political Agent, Riaz Mehsud said that the security at the chekposts … Continued

16th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three women slain on FR Kohat Jirga order

KOHAT, (The News): A woman, who had fled away from her house, along with her two accomplices was executed on the order of Jirga held here, Geo News reported on Monday.   Sources said that the women coming from Jawaki … Continued

16th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three burnt to death as passenger van catches fire

MUZAFFARGARH, (The News): At least three people were burnt to death and seven others sustained injuries after a passenger van caught fire near Qureshi chowk, Geo News reported.   Rescue sources said fire erupted in the gas cylinder of Kot … Continued

15th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Four arrested in Lahore rape case

[The kidnapper(s) threw the girl on the green belt outside the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.. Photo courtesy: FJMC/Ganga Ram Hospital] LAHORE, (Dawn): Police teams investigating the rape of a five-year-old girl took four suspects into custody for interrogation on Saturday … Continued

14th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Quetta: Suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting arrested

QUETTA, (The News): Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested five suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting incident, in which 10 worshipers were killed.   Police said they along with security forces launched an operation in the provincial capital near … Continued

13th Sep 2013

India: ‘Women raped by rioters in Muzaffarnagar’

By Rajesh Kumar Singh   Lucknow, (Hindustan Times) : Women have been raped and molested by rioters in Muzaffarnagar, but are too scared to complain, according to a police official in the western Uttar Pradesh district located barely 125 km northeast … Continued

13th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Nine NATO oil tankers destroyed in Balochistan attack

QALLAT, (The News): A man was killed and nine oil tankers, carrying supplies for NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan, were destroyed in rocket attacks in Qallat district of Balochistan, Geo News reported Friday.   According to reports, oil tankers caught … Continued

12th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi: Six religious party workers arrested during Rangers’ operation

KARACHI, (The News): During an early morning targeted operation, Rangers personnel arrested six workers belonging to a religious party from Garden area of Karachi, Geo News reported Thursday.   According to the sources, Rangers initiated a search operation in Ramswami … Continued

11th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Bloodshed resumes in Karachi, 6 dead in two hours

KARACHI, (The News): The game of death has been resumed on the streets of port city and in a short of span of two hours six people, including two policemen, have been slain in separate incidents of violence, Geo News … Continued

10th Sep 2013

Pakistan: 17 burnt to death in Chiniot truck-van collision

  CHINIOT, (The News): At least 17 people died after a passenger van collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction here on Monday night, Geo News reported.   Sources said most of the victims were burnt alive after … Continued

9th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three cops die in Kashmore police checkpost attack

KASHMORE, (The News): Some unknown persons assailing a police checkpost gunned down three policemen in Badani area on Monday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that the assailants opened indiscriminate fire last night at 12.15 A.M. on the Samija … Continued

8th Sep 2013

India: Army stages flag march in Muzaffarnagar as death toll increases to 12

PTI Security forces at a crossing in Muzaffarnagar after fresh clashes between members of two communities on Saturday. PTI Security personnel announce curfew in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday. Army on Sunday staged a flag march in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar district … Continued

7th Sep 2013

India: 30 die,majority newborn, in Kolkata’s premier hospital in 4 days

Kolkata, (Hindustan Times):t;a href=”http://adnet.affinity.com/adlink/5359/2823994/0/170/AdId=4397975;BnId=2;itime=547688418;key=News;kvafseq=1;kvreqseq=1;kvuniqimp=855f01afa8a54b958d4d9ef144188f790907;kvrit=1378547687212;nodecode=yes;link=http://us-ads.openx.net/w/1.0/rc?cs=51c0180f94422&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE” ><img src=”http://us-ads.openx.net/w/1.0/ai?auid=440967&cs=51c0180f94422&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE” border=”0″ alt=””></a> The horror of crib deaths hit BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata once again which recorded 30 deaths in four days, majority of them were newborn. At least 10 newborns died on September 5 … Continued

7th Sep 2013

Pakistan releases seven Afghan Taliban prisoners

File photo ISLAMABAD/KABUL,(Dawn): Pakistan freed a group of Afghan Taliban on Saturday in an attempt to improve its troubled ties with its South Asian neighbour, but risked angering Afghanistan further by not handing them over directly to the Kabul authorities. … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike in North Waziristan kills six
6th Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike in North Waziristan kills six

The un-manned spy-crafts continued their low-alitutde flights in the area after the incident, according to local residents.   -File Photo By Zahir Shah Sherazi   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): At least six suspected militants were killed and three others wounded in a US drone strike … Continued

5th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Militants, police clash in Karachi’s Mauripur, three killed

KARACHI, (The News): Three suspected militants were killed on Thursday during an exchange of fire with personnel from the Crime Investigation Department (CID) in Karachi’s Mauripur area, DawnNews reported. According to SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam, police launched a search operation … Continued

4th Sep 2013

India: Muslim leaders irked with high court order on imams

Kolkata, (Hindustan Times): Muslim leaders expressed unhappiness over the high court order that ruled monthly honorariums for imams and muezzins across the state as ‘unconstitutional’. Terming the court order as unfortunate, many minority groups even threatened to move the Supreme … Continued

4th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Navy Captain Nadeem gunned down, wife injured in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Pakistan Navy captain Nadeem was matyred and his wife wounded, when some unknown persons targeted them near the National Stadium on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Navy Captain Nadeem and his wife were targeted by unknown … Continued

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