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Abduction of senior surgeon foiled

The abduction of a senior Baloch surgeon was foiled on Tuesday due to deployment of police in Quetta in the wake of the Ghunji Dori and Quetta incidents in which 29 members

Bid to kidnap journalist foiled

CHICHAWATNI – The residents of Chak No 189/9.L of Chichawatni foiled a bid to kidnap a local journalist the other day. The incident occurred on the last night in the Ghaziadad police precincts when Sarfraz Ali, 33, accompanied by his friend, was going to his village from Lahore after duty hours.
As per reports, when Sarfraz Ali reached near his village, three men in a car forcibly stopped him and beat him up. Later, they tried to drag him into their car, but the locals came to

Foiled militant attack on cricket World Cup: Interpol

ISLAMABAD – Interpol said on Thursday it had foiled a militant plot to carry out an attack during the cricket World Cup now being played across South Asia.
“Last week, through cooperation from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, we were able to identify, locate and arrest a terrorist,” head of the Paris-based international police agency, Ronald K. Noble, told reporters in Islamabad along with Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik.
He said the man with “criminal

Bahrain says it has foiled ‘foreign plot’ against state

MANAMA – Bahrain’s king said a foreign plot against his Sunni-led island state had been foiled, and the head of the Gulf Cooperation Council said interference by Shia Iran in the Gulf Arab states would not be tolerated.
Confrontation between Sunnis and Shias has stirred international tension in the oil-exporting region, gripped by its worst unrest in years.
“An external plot has been fomented for 20 to 30 years until the ground was ripe for subversive designs… I here

Every attempt to protect US national will be foiled: JI chief

LAHORE – Every attempt of the federal and Punjab government to protect the US national involved in killing three Pakistanis will be foiled, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Munawar Hassan said on Saturday. He was talking to journalists after visiting the residences of three people killed by two US nationals a couple of days ago.
The JI chief said that if four people hiding at the US Consulate and the vehicle involved in killing Ibadur Rehman were not taken in custody within the next