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Senior journalist killed in KP’s Tank district

TANK: A local journalist Dr Muhammad Zaman Mehsud was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday. Police told media that Zaman was travelling from Gomal Bazar to Tank when his car came under attack on North Waziristan Road. Two motorcycle-riding armed men opened fire on his car and left him seriously injured. Area residents took Zaman to District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Dera Ismail Khan where the doctors pronounced him dead. Zaman Mehsud was a senior journalist who also servedRead More

Woman dies in Multan after being set ablaze for refusing ‘proposal’

MULTAN: A young woman died on Tuesday after a rejected suitor set her ablaze for refusing his marriage proposal, a doctor said. Sonia Bibi, 20, was admitted to hospital last month, where she told police that her former lover Latif Ahmed had doused her with petrol and set her alight after she turned down his proposal. Medical staff had originally said she would recover, but a doctor in Multan’s Nishtar hospital told media that Bibi’s injuries had become infected and that she died on Tuesday morning. About 45 to 50Read More

Shaheen Air plane crash landing at Lahore airport injures 10

LAHORE: At least 10 passengers were injured as the tyre of a domestic Shaheen Air International flight burst during an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday. The Karachi-Lahore flight NL-142 was carrying more than a hundred passengers, airport sources say. Shaheen Airlines flies four flights from Karachi to Lahore daily. The injured were provided with immediate medical treatment. None are said to be in critical condition. The plane skidded off the Lahore runway when faulty landing gear caused the tyre to burst, according to initial reports. TheRead More

OSCE monitoring team fired by Armenian military

NOV 03 (DNA) -On 27 October 2015, upon initial agreement the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs passed from the occupied territories of Azerbaijan through the line of contact between the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan to the territories controlled by Azerbaijan army. At the very moment a ceasefire monitoring exercise was conducted by the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office and his field officers on the road between Tartar and Aghdara (Tartar district of Azerbaijan). Despite prior agreement to undertake measures to ensure safety of the OSCE personnel, repeated gunfire wasRead More