Tag: Escapes

Ilyas escapes penalty in disciplinary case

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday decided against punishing national selector Mohammad Ilyas for his role in the Board’s dispute with all-rounder Shahid...

Afghan VP escapes rocket attack

Afghan Vice President Karim Khalili and Interior Minister Besmullah Mohammadi escaped unhurt after a rocket attack targeted a police centre in central Afghanistan on...

Senior journalist escapes unhurt in attack

Mirpurkhas Union of Journalists (MUJ) President Afaq Ahmed escaped unhurt in a targeted firing incident on the Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas road. The senior journalist...

Afghan governor escapes ambush, as bomb kills 10 in Kandahar

The governor of Afghanistan’s troubled Helmand province on Tuesday escaped unharmed from an insurgent ambush and gun battle that left two attackers dead, his...

Provincial minister escapes assassination attempt

Provincial Finance Minister Asim Kurd escaped an assassination attempt here in Mastung, Balochistan on Monday. According to a private television channel, some armed men...

Police officer escapes murder attempt

A senior police officer escaped a murder attempt in the outskirts of Quetta on Sunday. Balochistan Constabulary Police Superindent Manzoor Bangulzai was passing by...

Mangal escapes to Afghanistan, revives links with Afghan spies

PESHAWAR - In the wake of Zakhakhel Afridi tribesmen's revolt, Lashkar-e-Islam chief Mangal Bagh has lost his influence in the inaccessible Tirah Valley of the Khyber Agency and has escaped to Afghanistan along with his loyalists.
Leader of another militant group, Ansar Ul Islam Haji Akhunzada told reporters on Sunday, "Mangal Bagh has shifted to Nazieyan Shinwari area of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. He is living with Amin Shah Shinwari." Akhunzada said that Mangal Bagh was

Pro-govt tribal elder escapes blast; two dead

QUETTA - A pro-government notable of Marri tribe escape a life attempt while two of his loyalists, including his nephew, lost their lives and three others wounded in a remote controlled bomb explosion in Kohlu district on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Kohlu Nasrullah Rind told this scribe that Mir Shahnawaz Marri was on his way to Bala Dhaka when a roadside remote control bomb exploded in Kashk area near the Frontier Corps Fort.
Muhammad Din and Bahar Khan were killed on the

Fazl escapes yet another attack, 14 killed

PESHAWAR - At least 14 people, including two policemen, were killed and more than 31 injured in the second attack in as many days targeting Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman on Thursday. The bomber attacked Fazl's procession en route to Charsadda for a rally, but Fazl and senior JUI-F leaders, including former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Akram Khan Durrani and former federal minister Azam Swati, were not harmed. Two of Fazl's personal bodyguards, however,

Hyderabad-bound train escapes accident

MIRPURKHAS - A Hyderabad-bound passenger train on late Monday night escaped a major incident because of the engine's brakes failure at the Mirpurkhas Railway Station. A 200 feet stretch of the track was also damaged in the incident. However, the bogies were not affected and all the passengers remained unhurt. Soon after the incident, Pakistan Railways officials reached the spot and started repairing the damaged track.
The engine driver, Qamruddin, told to Pakistan Today that

Sindh Assembly building escapes terror attack?

KARACHI - Police foiled a possible terror attack attempt on the Sindh Assembly building when they arrested three suspects having close links to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.
A senior official told Pakistan Today that the police on a tip-off raided a house in Orangi Town No 11 and arrested Qasim Iqbal, Jalaluddin and Moosa Kazim with a huge cache of weapons.
Police claimed that the detained suspects had been planning a suicide attack to blow up the Sindh Assembly

Man escapes militants’ captivity

PESHAWAR - Hidayat Ullah Wazir, who was abducted by unknown people some two and a half month back, succeeded to escape from their captivity on Friday. Reportedly, Hidayat Ullah Wazir, a resident of Domail North Waziristan, was the brother of retired senior police officer Atta Ullah Khan Wazir and maternal uncle of Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Adnan Wazir. He contacted his relatives through telephone and told them that he was free and on his way to home. His family had also

Detainee escapes from LHC bailiff’s custody

LAHORE: A detainee escaped from custody of a bailiff of Lahore High Court on Monday when the official was bringing him all alone to the court from police station Old Anarkali on foot.
The detainee, Pervez alias Peja, was to be produced in the court of Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi in connection with a habeas corpus petition filed by his father.
According to the petitioner, Ludianwala police of Faisalabad had kept his son in illegal detention. And the court had deployed a