Tag: Lives

Bombings claim 6 lives in Quetta

QUETTA - Four people were killed and one other received serious injuries in two separate blasts that occurred in bordering town of Mand of Kechh district and Chamalang area of Kohlu district on Tuesday.
Unidentified people placed a roadside explosive in Mand which exploded soon after a vehicle passed by, resulting in Abid's and Kareem's death, Levies officials said, adding that the vehicle belonged to Babu Dakiat. Soon after the incident Levies and personnel of Frontier Corps

The chill takes 14 lives, bodies lay unattended

LAHORE - As many as fourteen people including a woman have died owing to cold weather during the first eleven days of January, hospital sources told Pakistan Today on Tuesday.
Police investigators have not been able to find the heirs of the deceased owing to which bodies are placed in the morgue, waiting for funerals. Homeless people are worst hit, as eleven of them were found dead from different main roads, parks and footpaths of the city.
According to morgue sources, these

US drone attacks claim 19 lives

PESHAWAR - Three US missile attacks spaced just hours apart have killed at least 19 people in the North Waziristan Agency, private TV channels quoted unnamed intelligence officials as saying on Saturday.
At least nine people were killed in the first attack, when missiles struck a moving vehicle in the tribal region, the officials said. About two hours later, drones struck the same site again, killing five people who had gathered to retrieve the bodies.
The third raid

Sheen lives his ‘Tron: Legacy’ cyber fantasy

LOS ANGELES - When Michael Sheen was offered a role in 'Tron: Legacy', he just couldn't believe the coincidence. He had seen the original film as an 11-year-old and loved it. So, when a chance came to play a human-shaped computer programme in the sci-fi, Sheen just grabbed the chance and didn't wait to bargain over the money.
The Welsh actor still can't believe he is a part of the 3D sci-fi outing, that is releasing worldwide Friday. It also stars Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner

Car race claims 5 lives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: At least five people, including a father and a son, were killed and several injured on Sunday when the participant of a car race rammed his vehicle into a crowd of spectators in Islamabad's Bahria Town.
According to details, Majid Naeem, the driver, lost control of his car that headed straight into a crowd, killing Suhail Khan, his son Danyal Khan and Babar Ali on the spot.
Two others, Aslam Yar and Mohsin Javed, succumbed to their injuries on way to hospital.

Britain warns documents release could put ‘lives at risk’

LONDON: Britain condemned on Sunday the release of classified US documents by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, echoing US concerns that it "may put lives at risk".
"We condemn any unauthorised release of this classified information, just as we condemn leaks of classified material in the UK," a Foreign Office statement said, as WikiLeaks prepared to publish classified US documents.
"They can damage national security, are not in the national interest and, as the US have

US says WikiLeaks release would endanger lives

WASHINGTON: The State Department has warned the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks that its expected release of classified US documents would endanger countless lives, jeopardize
American military operations and hurt international cooperation on global
security issues.
The department's top lawyer urged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a letter Saturday to keep classified documents off the website, remove records of them from its database and return any material to