Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

Suspects Arrested In School-Torching Incidents In Northern Pakistan

At least 17 suspects have been detained in a police operation in northern Pakistan to apprehend those responsible for torching more than a dozen schools, officials say.

Faizullah Firaq, a spokesman for the administration in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, told RFE/RL …

2 KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED IN EXPLOSION IN PAKISTAN’S KARACHI

At least two people were killed and five others injured seriously in a cylinder blast in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Saturday, local media reported.

According to the reports, the cylinder exploded in a building at Jinnah road …

PAKISTAN ANTI-GRAFT BODY APPROACHES INTERPOL, SEEKS RED CORNER NOTICES AGAINST SHARIF’S SONS

Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said yesterday.

Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they …

14 KILLED, OVER 30 INJURED IN BUS-TANKER COLLISION IN NW PAKISTAN

At least 14 people were killed and over 30 others injured in a deadly road crash in Pakistan’s northwestern district of Kohat on Saturday evening, local media and police said.

According to the reports, the accident occurred when a passenger …