Upcoming Events

Latest News

MSP is on the Move

["MSP is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation"]

At least 20 dead in suicide blast at Jhal Magsi shrine

POSTED ON
October 07

NASEERABAD: At least 20 people were killed, including a police officer, while 33 were reported injured in a suicide blast at the Fatehpur shrine in Balochistan's Jhal Magsi district. 



"A suicide bomber blew himself up after he was intercepted by police guards on duty outside the shrine, killing 18 people including three children under the age of 12 and two policemen, and wounding at least 27 others, 14 of them seriously," said Home Secretary Akbar Harifal.

Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the toll.

Harifal added the seriously injured patients from the blast were being airlifted to Sindh in the absence of adequate medical facilities in Balochistan. 

"A suicide bomber blew himself up after he was intercepted by police guards on duty outside the shrine," said Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar.

 

Share

Three terrorists killed in shootout near DI Khan

POSTED ON
September 26

RAWALPINDI: Security Forces on Sunday gunned down three suspected terrorists in retaliatory firing near Dera Ismail Khan (D.I Khan), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

According to Pak Army’ media wing, security forces were carrying out an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) in Gara Madda area near D.I Khan when ‘suspected terrorists’ on motorcycles opened firing a personnel after they signaled them to stop. The security forces retaliated and killed three attackers in the encounter, the statement added.

The slain terrorists have been identified as Iqbal, Majid, and Waheed.

Share

One dead, 22 injured in blast targeting security forces' vehicle in Chaman

POSTED ON
September 19

CHAMAN: At least one person was dead and 22 others, including security personnel injured when a roadside explosion occurred near their vehicle at the Pak-Afghan border here on Monday evening, levies sources said.




Risaldar Zarak Khan said that the security forces’ vehicle was heading towards the Bab-e-Dosti when a suicide bomber approached it and blew himself.

The dead and the wounded had been shifted to hospital, he said, adding that condition of five of the injured is critical.

The border had been closed and the area was sealed following the blast.


Share

Highway attack: Four Hazaras gunned down in Kuchlak

POSTED ON
September 11

QUETTA: Four people belonging to the Hazara community were killed and two others severely injured in an attack by armed men in the Kuchlak area on Sunday evening.



A 12-year-old boy was among the victims, while two women travelling with them remained unhurt as they were sitting in a vehicle when the attackers opened fire on the men who were standing outside.

According to officials, eight members of the Hazara Shia community were coming to Quetta from Chaman town on the Afghan border. They stopped their vehicle near a petrol station at Jalogir turn on the Quetta-Chaman road to take rest.

In the meantime, two men on a motorcycle appeared at the site and opened indiscriminate fire on them, killing three people on the spot and injuring three others, including the boy.

 

Share

Sacrifice camels tied up in Hindu Temple - Karachi

POSTED ON
September 01

A small Hindu temple near Karachi airport, sacrificial camels have been deliberately tied up by the owners to hurt the local Hindus sentiments. Is it the essence of Qurbani?




This is disrespect !




Share

Two Policemen Gunned Down in Karachi Firing

POSTED ON
August 28

Karachi (August 28, 2017): Two private security guards deployed outside a Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) office in Karachi were shot dead by unidentified assailants on Monday in a suspected attack of targeted killing, police said.

 

According to the initial details, two people were killed when unidentified attackers opened fire on them in the city’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area.

Unknown armed men opened fire on policemen on duty outside FBR Office in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

Police officials said the deceased, a security guard and an official of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), were outside the FBR office in Jauhar’s Block 14 when they were fired at.


Share

Deadly blast strikes Pakistan's Quetta

POSTED ON
August 12

Explosion near site of independence day celebrations claims at least 15 lives in main city of Balochistan province.

A blast in the Pakistani city of Quetta in Balochistan province has killed at least 15 people and injured 32 others, reports say, in an incident blamed by the military on "terrorists".



Saturday's explosion targeted a military truck, killing eight soldiers and seven civilians, who were nearby, the Pakistan's military said in a statement.

President Mamnoon Hussain condemned the attack, saying "Our resolve won't succumb to any challenge".

The military said an incendiary explosive was used causing fire in vehicles parked near the area.

The blast occurred near a stadium where celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Pakistan's independence were under way.

"We can now confirm that 15 people have died in the explosion today. At least 32 others are wounded," Balochistan home minister Sarfraz Bugti told AFP, adding that a rescue operation was still underway.

Share

DSP among two traffic police officials gunned down in Karachi

POSTED ON
August 12

KARACHI – At least two traffic police officials, including a deputy superintendent of police, were gunned down on Friday in Azizabad area of Karachi, local media reported.

 

As per reports, unknown assailants opened fire on a police mobile in which DSP traffic Azizabad, Hanif Khan was traveling to Gulshan Iqbal from Federal B Area.

During the firing, the driver of the police mobile, Sultan and DSP were hit by bullets that caused their death. The bodies have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

According to DIG West Zulfiqar Larak, the martyred DSP passed through this area daily.


Share

Bomb rips through fruit truck in Lahore; 45 injured

POSTED ON
August 08

LAHORE: At least 45 people were injured in an explosion in a fruit truck stationed in a parking lot on Band Road on Monday night.


The blast occurred at around 8:50pm. Apart from the injuries, dozens of vehicles were damaged and the roof of a building caved in, while the windows of many buildings in a 500-metre radius of the blast had also shattered.

Incidentally, Nawaz Sharif’s cancelled Sunday rally was scheduled to pass through the same road.

Imtiaz Ahmad, who lives across the bridge from where the blast occurred, said he was at home with his family when the incident occurred. “Everything around me started shaking so forcefully that I thought it was an earthquake,” he said.

 

Share

26 killed, over 56 wounded in suicide blast near Lahore's Arfa technology park

POSTED ON
July 24

LAHORE (Web Desk/AFP) – A suicide blast in Sabzi Mandi near Arfa Software Technology Park on Monday claimed lives of nine police among 26 persons and left over 56 wounded.


Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Operations Wing of Punjab Police Dr Haider Ashraf confirmed in a media talk that it was a suicide blast. Preliminary probe suggested that at least nine to 11 kilograms of explosives were used in the attack.

Banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility of the attack.



06:45pm: Details of the wounded and killed, compiled by the Government of Punjab

 

Share

← Previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9    19  20  Next →