An Awami National Party (ANP) activist was killed while a party leader and candidate for the provincial assembly constituency PK-21 in Charsadda sustained injuries in remote-controlled attacks on their vehicles in Mingora and Shabqadar,official and local sources said.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for both the attacks.Deputy Superintendent of Police in Mingora Yousaf . . . →Read More:ANP activists,candidates being targeted
Taliban suicide bombers dressed in burqas attacked a police station in Bannu on Monday,taking several hostages before police stormed the building and ended the siege.
. . . →Read More:Terrorists beaten in attack on Bannu police station
It was a singular,defining act of barbarism,beamed out live for the world to see. In March 2001, Taliban fighters and grandees clustered around the famed giant statues of the Buddha in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province,laid explosives at their feet and blew them up. The extremists’ shadowy leader,Mullah Mohammed Omar,lauded the destruction of the two . . . →Read More:Islamist fundamentalists wrecking shrines in the city of Timbuktu
Sixteen persons were killed and forty injured in bomb blast in Madrassa on Sariab road imparting religious education. The bomb was planted on a bicycle and was exploded with remote control. The incident took place today Thursday at midday.
. . . →Read More:16 dead,40 injured in madrassa in Quetta
Despite its claims,the government appears unable to control the menace of target killings in Karachi at least nine people were killed in the metropolis on Monday,DawnNews reported.
. . . →Read More:9 people die as a result of target killings in Karachi
By Faraz Khan
Prominent religious leader and scholar Maulana Aslam Sheikhupuri and his driver were gunned down when assailants on two motorcycles opened fire on the cleric’s car on Sunday afternoon in what was termed a sectarian killing.
. . . →Read More:Revered Deobandi leader killed in Karachi
An elderly woman and her daughter were killed in an attack in one of the rooms in the VIP ward of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences late on Saturday night.
According to the police,the attackers’ target was Rana Sarwat,an under-trial prisoner,who was under treatment after he suffered bullet wounds in district courts . . . →Read More:Woman and daughter killed as attackers opened fire on the wrong target
At least 14 personnel,including two junior commissioned officers,of the Frontier Corps Balochistan were killed and nine others received bullet injuries in an armed attack by Baloch militants close to the Iranian border in Turbat district on Wednesday. The Baloch Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for the attack. While confirming the incident,official sources . . . →Read More:Attack by Baloch militants kills 14 in Turbat