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Three police officials, 2 terrorists killed in fire exchange

PESHAWAR: At least three policemen and two “suspected terrorists” were killed in an exchange of fire between security officials and miscreants in Tank District on Tuesday. Four police personnel, including a Station House Officer (SHO), were also wounded in the clash that occurred during a police raid in the Omar Kalay village situated in Tank District. According to the Tank Police Control, the police raided a house in Omar Kalay after receiving a tip-off about the whereabouts of a wanted terrorist. As the suspect saw policemen approach his house, heRead More

Police arrests RAW trained target killer in Karachi

KARACHI: Police officials on Tuesday arrested a suspected target killer who has been allegedly trained by the Indian spy agency RAW, according to a statement released by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD). The suspect, Laiq alias Kaala, is the main accused in the Chakra Goth attack case in which armed assailants opened fire on a bus carrying policemen. The police claims that the target killer was also involved in the murder of seven ethnic Pashtuns in 2012 in the Katti Pahari area of Karachi, and the murder of two BengalisRead More

Pakistan takes Zimbabwe T20 Series: credit goes to Umar, bowlers

HARARE: Umar Akmal’s aggressive innings and a brilliant performance by the bowlers were key as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 15 runs to win Tuesday’s Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club and sweep the two-match series. Akmal scored 38 not out from 28 balls and added 24 runs with Imad Wasim in the last two overs of Pakistan’s innings to boost the tourists’ total to 136 for six, which proved beyond Zimbabwe despite Sean Williams’s fighting 40 not out. Williams shared a 60-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Sikandar RazaRead More

Peace in Afghanistan is vital for regional security: COAS

MUNICH: Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said that peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan is vital for regional peace and security. He was addressing the CENTCOM Asia Security Conference in Munich, Germany, says a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), While addressing the conference, COAS said that effective management of the Pak-Afghan border is imperative for successful conclusion of Zarb-e-Azb operation against terrorists. He said that Pakistan is making serious efforts for stability and security of region and also stability in PakistanRead More