Eight Soldiers Killed in Pakistan’s Restive Balochistan Province

Seven Pakistani troops were killed by a roadside bomb and an eighth was shot dead by militants in separate May 19 attacks in the southwestern province of Balochistan near Iran, the Pakistani military says. “Seven soldiers, including a junior commissioned Read More …

Peshawar: Blast injures two traffic wardens, one shopkeeper

At least three people including two traffic police officers on Monday have sustained severe wounds in a blast on Peshawar’s Ashraf Road. According to Additional Inspector General of Police (AIG) Shafqat Malik, 2kg improvised explosive device (IED) was placed along Read More …

Pakistan: Six FC soldiers killed in IED blast near Pakistan-Iran border

Six security forces personnel, including one officer, were martyred when a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) struck their reconnaissance vehicle near Pakistan-Iran border, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. The military’s media Read More …

Amid Covid-19, Rising Tide of Narcotics Trafficking from Pakistan Feeds Jihadist Upsurge in Indian Ocean

Islamic State cells in the Maldives, known to have close links with Indian Ocean drug cartels, have over the past eight weeks staged multiple attacks, including bomb strikes on police boats. Fears are mounting that a surge in narcotics shipments Read More …

Pakistan: Arrest warrants for 17 reissued in Chinese consulate attack case

An antiterrorism court has repeated the non-bailable warrants for arrest of around 17 suspects allegedly absconding in a case pertaining to attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi. The Counter-Terrorism Department booked and detained Mohammad Aslam; Ahmed Hasnain; Ali Ahmed, Read More …

Wounded Pakistani militant arrested, Taliban IED planter killed in Nangarhar

The Afghan forces arrested a wounded Pakistani militant during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local authorities said. According to a statement released by the provincial government, the Afghan forces arrested Zrar Hafeez, a Pakistani national who Read More …

Roadside bomb kills 2 Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

A roadside bomb exploded near a Pakistani paramilitary vehicle in restive southwestern Baluchistan province Friday, killing two soldiers who were clearing the area for fencing the border with Afghanistan, two intelligence officials said. Two other persons were also wounded in Read More …

Four Pakistani Troops, Seven Militants Killed In North Waziristan Clash

Four members of Pakistan’s security forces and seven militants have been killed during a shoot-out in the northwestern tribal district of North Waziristan, Pakistan’s military says. A statement from Pakistani security forces said the clash took place on March 18 in the Read More …