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Security forces clear Karachi police chief’s building on Sharea Faisal, 3 terrorists killed

TTP claim responsibility; 4 reported killed, 14 injured so far. Karachi: The office of the Karachi police chief, which came under attack on Friday evening by armed militants, has been cleared, officials said, adding that at least three terrorists had been killed. “I can so far confirm that the Karachi Police Office (KPO) building has been cleared. Three terrorists have been neutralised,” said Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab on Twitter at 10:42pm, three-and-a-half hours after the attack occurred. he reiterated that the building had been secured. He said that theRead More

Karachi police chief office building cleared after nearly four-hour gunbattle

KARACHI: Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) Friday night cleared the five-story office of the city’s police chief after nearly a four-hour operation — days after a deadly attack in Peshawar’s Police Lines. At least three militants blew themselves, while two were gunned down in the shootout, officials confirmed, as they swept the office situated on the main artery of Sharea Faisal. Three people — including two police officers — also lost their lives, and 18 people — including Rangers personnel — were injured, officials confirmed to. The attack began at 7:10pm, whileRead More

Polio campaign to vaccinate over 3 lacs children

FROM QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (FEB 17): Polio drops will be administered to more than three lacs children of under five years age within the inter provincial territory of the district Attock amid tight security cover. This was decided in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner AttockRao Atif Raza on Friday. Among others, the meeting was also attended by the Additional Deputy Commissioner Mr. Waqar Akbar Cheema,  CEO Health Attock Dr. Mohsin Ashraf, Assistant Commissioners of six tehsils, World Health Organization representative, relevant officers of allRead More

‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’ to start from Lahore on Feb 22: Imran Khan

Says JIT findings sabotaged to save skin of powerful Caretaker chief ministers to be illegal on 91st day: PTI Chairman DNA LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that the ‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’ court arrest movement would commence Lahore on February 22 (Wednesday), which, he said,’ would prove the last nail in the imported government’s coffin imposed on the nation through ‘auction’ not ‘election’. In his televised address to the nation, he said that the party leaders and activists would present themselves voluntarily for court arrest as part ofRead More

PSL 2023: Multan Sultans set 211-run target for Peshawar Zalmi

Multan Sultans have handed a 211-run target to Peshawar Zalmi in the fifth match of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Multan Cricket Stadium. Sultans scored 210-3 in their allotted 20 overs at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Friday. Rossouw played an explosive knock of 75 runs in 36 balls, with the help of 12 fours and two massive sixes. Meanwhile, Rizwan, who opened the innings, scored 66 runs in 42 balls. The right-hander’s knock included nine fours and a six. Pacer Salman Irshad wasRead More

BREAKING: Gunmen attack Karachi police chief’s office, operation ongoing

Gunmen have attacked the office of the Karachi police chief located on main Sharea Faisal, with an operation currently under way, according to officials. A spokesperson for the Sindh Rangers said initial estimates suggest there are eight to ten “armed terrorists”. The Saddar police station, which is located next to the police chief’s office, has also issued a statement saying that it had come under attack. “SHO, PI Khalid Hussain Memon informed that unknown accused [attacked] Saddar police station near Karachi Police Office. Firing is going on everywhere,” the statementRead More