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11 injured as roadside bomb hits police escorting a judge in Quetta

QUETTA : A powerful explosion took place near Al-Khair Hospital on Zarghoon Road in Quetta, the capital of restive Balochistan province. Security officials said a roadside bomb exploded near a police vehicle escorting a judge, injured eleven people. Sarfraz Bugti, the head of the interior …

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Quetta blast death toll hits 71 as wounded lawyer dies in CMH

QUETTA: Lawyer named Naqeebullah Tareen who was injured in the suicide blast at Civil Hospital on Monday has succumbed to injuries while under treatment in Combined Military Hospital taking the death tally to 71, reported Tuesday. Nation is in mourning today a day after the …

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PM, COAS visit CMH, enquire about health of Quetta blast victims

QUETTA -UNS– Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif paid visit to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Quetta on Monday along with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif in order to enquire about the health of the victims of the blast that took place at the …

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Quetta suicide blast: Balochistan CM announces three-day mourning

QUETTA : Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has announced three-day mourning in the province following the suicide blast in Quetta’s Civil hospital that killed atleast 63 people and injured dozens. Many of the dead were lawyers and journalists who had earlier gathered to …

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Over 70 killed in Quetta civil hospital blast

QUETTA -UNS  : A suicide bomber targeted the emergency services ward at Quetta’s Civil Hospital Monday, killing at least 70 people and leaving scores injured. Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) splinter group, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), has claimed responsibility for the bombing which occurred at the gates of the building …

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Six militants involved in Quetta blasts caught, says Bugti

By Mohammad Zafar QUETTA: Security forces in Balochistan have arrested six suspected militants of a banned outfit who were allegedly involved in two bomb blasts in Quetta which claimed over 15 lives even as the provincial government decided to enhance operations against terrorists. During a …

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Balochistan clean-up: Bid to spoil Independence Day celebrations foiled

By Mohammad Zafawaran QUETTA: Security forces on Tuesday foiled an attempt to sabotage Independence Day celebrations in Balochistan by recovering a huge cache of arms and explosives stashed in a cave in Seekhnam, the mountainous area of Barkhan. Moreover, at least three suspected militants of …

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Timely action: FC troops thwart terror bid in Turbat

QUETTA:The Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, foiled a major terror threat in the town of Turbat by defusing an improvised explosive device that was planted by the roadside. The target of the attack was a convoy of security forces. “Unidentified insurgents had planted the IED in …

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Three killed in Quetta bombing

QUETTA -UNS : A bomb went off near Alamo Chowk in Quetta, leaving at least three persons dead and 24 others injured, Samaa reported. According to police, the bomb was planted at a bicycle. The injured persons were shifted to Civil Hospital.  

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‘PN fully prepared to ensure security of Gwadar Port’

KARACHI -UNS : Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah visited Pakistan Navy War College Lahore and addressed the participants of the 45th PN Staff Course. His talk was mainly focused on the prevailing geostrategic environment and enhanced responsibilities of Pakistan Navy (PN) in …

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