Warid sales officer killed in Karachi

KARACHI: A regional sales officer (RSO), Ahsan Kamal, of Warid was gunned down at one of the company’s franchises in Mehmoodabad on Wednesday evening, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. According to police, two armed men entered the franchise near Shafi Biryani House and asked the salesman to issue duplicate SIM cards. When the salesman asked … Read more

Four killed in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan’s biggest city, Karachi, witnessed a fresh series of target killing as four people were killed in separate incidents in the city on Wednesday, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. In the first incident, Noor Shah and his cousin, Abdullah, in their mid-thirties, were shot to death by unidentified men riding on a motorcycle in … Read more

Blast in chehlum procession, 18 killed

BAHAWALPUR: At least 18 mourners, including a child, were killed and over 31 sustained injuries when an explosion occurred during a Chehlum procession near the Darbar-e-Hussain Imambargah in Khanpur city, about 145 kilometres from here on Sunday, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported District Police Office Rahimyar Khan Sohail Zafar said the explosion went off as … Read more

Militants storm DPO office in DI Khan, eight killed

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Militants carried out an attack on a suicide mission at the offices of the District Police Officer (DPO) in Dera Ismail Khan city on Saturday killing a policeman and three civilians, four suicide bombers were also destined to death, officials told Dispatch News Desk (DND). In the exchange of fire at the … Read more

Militants attack on Sarband checkpost killing 2 policemen

PESHAWAR: Two policemen were killed and 11 others sustained injuries when over a hundred militants attacked the Riaz Shaheed Police Post in Sarband, late on Thursday, three militants were also killed in the attack, while the rest escaped, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. According to reports, heavily armed militants opened fire with rocket propelled grenades and … Read more

14 soldiers killed in Turbat attack

QUETTA: At least 14 security personnel were killed when gunmen ambushed their vehicles in Baluchistan late Wednesday in the town of Nawano in Turbat District, near the Iranian border, officials told Dispatch News Desk (DND). The soldiers were going to their post after purchasing groceries from a nearby market, a local administration official said. Travelling … Read more

Jamrud blast kills khassadars among 30

JAMRUD/LANDIKOTAL: Three members of the tribal Khassadar force among at least thirty others were killed while 41 people sustained injurieswhen a blast ripped through a market in Jamrud town in Khyber Agency, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Tuesday. According to an eyewitness, the bomb was attached to a pickup van parked at the taxi … Read more

Pak Army, TTP exchange bodies killed in Orakzai clashes

PESHAWAR: The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday returned the bodies of ten Pakistan Army soldiers who were killed in a clash with TTP in Orakzai Agency on December 21, in exchange for ten bodies its members. A group of TTP fighters had attacked a security checkpost, called “Maqsood Post”, near Daboori in Orakzai tribal region … Read more

G-B govt issues shoot-to-kill orders

GILGIT:  A fresh wave of violence gribbed Gilgit this week killing four persons including a deputy superintendent police (DSP) and injuring four others, despite shoot-to-kill orders issued by the Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government to restore peace, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Deputy Commissioner Gilgit Asad Zamin confirmed that “Shoot-to-kill orders have been issued for Rangers and … Read more

TTP kills 15 kidnapped FC soldiers

PESHAWAR: Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has killed 15 Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldiers that they had kidnapped following an attack on the fort at Mullazai in Frontier Region Tank on December 23, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Thursday. “We killed all the 15 FC men in our custody on Thursday morning. It was revenge for the … Read more