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Security forces kill 7 militants in Karachi

Karachi: 26th May - Rangers displaying recovered weapons from the culprits after an operation in Orangi 
area of Karachi on Tuesday. - DNA Photo by Suleman Khan

KARACHI: Seven militants were killed in raids by security forces in Karachi, a military official said Tuesday. Brig Gen Mohammad Khurram told reporters that the two overnight raids came after reports that militants from Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) planned to attack a security forces headquarters near the airport. Khurram said that in the first raid, three militants were trapped in a building and killed themselves by detonating explosive vests. He added that in the second raid, security forces killed three militants while a fourth blew himself up. After the Pakistani armyRead More

Firing on a vehicle in Peshawar kills 2 injures 3

5 family members killed in firing at Majlis in Karachi

PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and two others injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at a vehicle in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Friday. According to the police sources, Wali Ahmad Jan and his sons Ali Murtaza and Awais were travelling in a car when unknown motorcyclists opened fire at them. Ali Murtaza was killed on the spot while Wali Ahmed and Awais sustained injuries. Police sources said the targeted victims belong to the Shia community. Moreover, a guard Iqrar Hussain present at the spot also suffered bullet wounds and laterRead More

PM Nawaz departs for Kyrgyzstan

Nawaz at Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday departed for Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, after concluding a two-day visit to Turkmenistan. Upon his arrival, the prime minister will hold talks with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev. During the delegation level talks, the two sides will discuss issues of mutual cooperation in various fields. Several agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) are likely to be signed between the two countries. Federal Ministers Khurram Dastgir Khan, Khawaja Asif, State Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal, Special Assistant to Prime Minister TariqRead More

Iran, Pakistan to hold expert meetings on counterterrorism


TEHRAN:  Experts from Iran and Pakistan are set to hold a series of sessions to discuss how the two neighbors can coordinate efforts in the fight against terrorism and narcotics smuggling, Iran’s interior minister announced. In the planned security and economic meetings, Iranian and Pakistani experts will explore practical measures to counter terrorism and smuggling, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said Monday at a joint press conference with Pakistan’s Minister of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Quadir Baloch, in Tehran. Rahmani Fazli also unveiled programs to deal with the security challengesRead More