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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

3rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi University students’ bus looted on Banaras Bridge

KARACHI, (The News): Some unknown armed persons forced a students bus of the Karachi University to stop on the Banaras Bridge near Abdullah College and looted cash and mobile from the bewildered students at gunpoint on Tuesday morning here, Geo … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in road accident in Sukkur

SUKKUR, (The News): At least four people including a child were killed in a road accident on City Bypass on Monday, Geo News reported.   The incident took place after midnight when a truck, rickshaw and car collided, rescue sources … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Police arrest over 100 suspects in Karachi crackdown

KARACHI, (The News): Police conducted raids in various parts of the city on Monday after midnight, arresting over 100 people allegedly involved in street crimes, robberies, drug business and other crimes.   According to the police,  70 suspects were rounded … Continued

1st Sep 2013

India: Delhi gang-rape: braveheart’s kin say ‘still hope for justice’, want to meet Sonia, Rahul

New Delhi, (PTI): Though unhappy with the decision of the Juvenile Justice Board, family members of the 23-year-old woman gang-raped on December 16 last year have not lost all hope of getting justice. They are planing to meet Congress president … Continued

1st Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi killing continues unabated, 7 more killed

KARACHI, (The News): Seven persons including the son of MQM leader, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Dahiri’s son was killed in overnight firing incidents here, Geo News reported.   Police said that some armed persons riding five motorbikes opened a barrage of … Continued

1st Sep 2013

Pakistan: Five dead in attacks on clinics in Karachi

[File photo] By Imran Ayub KARACHI, (Dawn): A homoeopath and four other people were killed when gunmen attacked two clinics in Landhi area of the city on Saturday night. Four people were injured. In the first incident, at least four … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Pakistan: 141 Nato containers/tankers looted torched, says Balochistan home ministry

QUETTA, (The News): Balochistan home ministry said that a total of 141 Nato containers and tankers were looted, torched, seven persons were killed and more than a dozen persons wounded, while unofficial sources claimed that the number of incidents of … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan
31st Aug 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (The News, Agencies) : At least four persons were killed in a suspected drone strike that targeted a house in North Waziristan on Saturday, Geo News reported.   According to security officials, a drone fired two missiles at a … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Pakistan: Three children found chained in ex-minister’s house

  [Shahida and her sister are undergoing treatment at the Jinnah Hospital. - Photo by White Star.] By Asif Chaudhry LAHORE, (Dawn): Police arrested on Friday a former federal minister belonging to the PML-Q, Liaquat Abbas Bhatti, shortly after recovering from … Continued

29th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Karachi law and order: Supreme Court expresses dissatisfaction over govt report

[Supreme Court of Pakistan] KARACHI, (The News): A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has resumed hearing the Karachi law and order case here today (Thursday), Geo News reported.   … Continued

Pakistan: Several villages submerged in Nowshero Feroz
28th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Several villages submerged in Nowshero Feroz

  KOTRI, (The News): Water level in River Indus in Kotri has been increasing and many houses were damaged after overflow in the river on Tuesday.   Water level at the Kotri Barrage was recorded 289000 cusecs while the water … Continued

28th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Seven killed and three injured in Karachi violence

[File photo] KARACHI, (Dawn): Seven people were killed and three others injured Wednesday in different incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported. Two bodies were found in the city’s Rexer Lines and the Mewa Shah graveyard. Both the victims had … Continued

Pakistan: Dyke breaches: Villages inundated in Vehari, Uch Sharif
27th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Dyke breaches: Villages inundated in Vehari, Uch Sharif

  KARACHI, (The News): Several villages were inundated and crops spreading over hundreds of acres were destroyed following the breaches in dykes in Vehari and Uch Sharif.   According to reports, the floodwater entered schools and houses, forcing people to … Continued

India: Police round up all five accused in gang-rape case
26th Aug 2013

India: Police round up all five accused in gang-rape case

  As the police made their final arrests in the Shakti Mill gang-rape case on Sunday, the photojournalist’s family thanked the public and the media for their support and appealed for privacy. Responding to the media glare, the family said … Continued

25th Aug 2013

Pakistan: 170 villages flooded along Larkana Aqil Agani Loop embankment

LARKANA, (The News): At least 170 villages were submerged with the surge in water pressure at Aqil Agani Loop embankment here, Geo News reported on Sunday.   Following breach in Bakhtiari embankment at Head Panjnad in river Chenab, several areas … Continued

25th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Two civilians killed in fresh Indian firing at LoC

KOTLI, (The News): Two civilians were martyred in fresh unprovoked Indian firing and mortar shelling at Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, Geo News reported.   According to Assistant Commissioner Nakyal Muhammad Ayud Khan, India resorted to unprovoked firing and … Continued

24th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Nine killed in firing outside seminaries

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least nine people were killed in two separate incidents of firing outside two seminaries in Pakistan on Friday night, local media reported. Geo TV said that two unknown gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire at the people … Continued

24th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Indefinite curfew imposed in Bhakkar, other districts after sectarian killings

BHAKKAR, (The News): In order to ward off any further violence, a strict indefinite curfew that started from 10:00AM has been clamped on Bhakkar and other restive districts on Saturday as the environment continues to remain hostile after sectarian clashes … Continued

23rd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Bomb leaves civilian, soldier dead in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): A soldier and a civilian lost their lives in a bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Army truck here in the Korangi No. 5 area on Thursday night.   10 soldiers were also among the nineteen people injured … Continued

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