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Youth killed after police open fire on car in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Five officials of the Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of Islamabad Police have been taken into custody for opening fire on a vehicle leaving a youth dead. Police said the officials were arrested and shifted to Ramna police station over allegedly

Firing, one-wheeling banned on New Year’s eve in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Fireworks, firing, and one-wheeling have been banned in the federal capital on the occasion of New Year’s Eve. DIG Operation Waqaruddin Syed, in this regard, said that the federal police has prepared a security plan and 2,000 personnel will

Youth injured by police firing in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth

KARACHI: A 19-year-old youth was severely injured after firing by police in Sohrab Goth area.   Police had received a tipoff over the presence of criminals in the area. The policemen in plains clothes opened fire and a young man

India, China trade accusations of firing shots at border

NEW DELHI: China and India accused each other of firing shots first across the border, intensifying a months-long standoff between the two countries. China said on Tuesday said its soldiers took “countermeasures” after Indian soldiers opened fire in a contested

Shots fired at residence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader in Karachi

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen fired shots at the residence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Rasheed in Lyari on Thursday morning. The Sindh Assembly MPA and his family members remained safe during the incident as police after reached after receiving information about the

Police arrest prime suspect in killing of nine family members

ISLAMABAD: Police have arrested the prime suspect in the brutal murder of nine women and children in Miyal village, located in the suburbs of Rawalpindi. The suspect Danish, son of Malik Rab Nawaz, has reportedly confessed to the killings during

Civilian injured in unprovoked firing by Indian troops across LoC

RAWALPINDI: A 20-year-old civilian sustained critical injuries after Indian troops committed an unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Baghsar sector along the Line of Control (LoC). According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian Army troops initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation in

Policeman injured after firing incident in Karachi

KARACHI: A police constable was injured after unidentified men on a motorcycle opened fire early on Saturday in Korangi area. According to Superintendent Police Korangi Faisal Abdullah, Constable Asghar was going to resume his duty when unidentified men on a

Five civilians injured in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Five civilians including two boys and two elderly women got injured due to unprovoked Indian firing in Nikial Sector along the Line of Control late last night. In a tweet, DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said the Indian

Indian killed, several injured in firing by Nepal police

NEW DELHI: At least one Indian was killed and four others were injured on Friday after Nepal police allegedly opened fire at the border between the two countries. Indian media reported that the firing took place after a clash between

Soldier martyred, three injured in North Waziristan checkpost firing

RAWALPINDI: A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred and three others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a military checkpost, ten kilometres west of Miranshah, North Waziristan. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the security troops effectively responded

ASI shot dead during robbery attempt in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: An Assistant Sub-Inspector, who was injured on Wednesday by the firing of motorcycle thieves, has succumbed to his injuries. According to details, the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) police team in Islamabad arrested suspects involved in a motorcycle theft after

Women among four shot dead in various parts of Karachi

KARACHI: Four people including a woman were killed and two others were injured on Wednesday in different firing incidents in various parts of the city. According to details, two unidentified motorcyclists opened fire on a rickshaw at the railway bridge

Aerial firing and gun use

Revellers across the world celebrate New Year with festivities and a party atmosphere just as the clocks tick past midnight. Fireworks, concerts, ceremonies and political addresses are held marking the transition to 2020 as a new decade dawns upon us.

Pillion riding banned in Karachi, Islamabad on New Year’s Eve

KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department on Monday midnight will implement imposition of Section 144 in Karachi to prevent any untoward incident or raucous behaviour on New Year’s Eve. According to a notification issued by the department, Section 144 will be

Two Pakistani soldiers injured in firing across LoC

RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistani soldiers were injured in an exchange of fire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday as Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing. According the Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two Pakistani soldiers were injured

Five dead as Iraqi forces fire on protesters in Baghdad, Karbala

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces fired live rounds Monday at anti-government protesters in Baghdad, hours after four demonstrators were shot dead outside the Iranian consulate in the holy city of Karbala. It was the latest bloodshed in a wave of ongoing

Six killed as gunmen open fire on bus in Hangu

HANGU: At least six people were killed and six others were injured on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus in Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to police, the incident occurred in Zargari area of district

India’s unprovoked firing at LoC claims two lives

RAWALPINDI: At least two civilians of Azad Kashmir, including a three-year-old girl, were martyred and three others injured by India’s unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday. According to the statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations