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Four more bodies found in Quetta, Mastung

Four more bodies found in Quetta, Mastung

QUETTA – Another four bullet riddled bodies of Baloch missing persons were found in Quetta and Mastung districts on Sunday.
Police said two bodies were found near Killi Qambrani in the jurisdiction of Shalkot police station. The bodies were moved to Bolan Medical Complex Hospital where they were identified as Zubair Sarpara and Tariq.
In Mastung, police found two bodies from Dasht Bado area of the district. They were later identified as Sohbat Marri and Shadain Marri. The

Cop killed in Quetta blast

QUETTA: A bicycle bomb exploded Friday in the city of Quetta, killing a policeman and wounding four others, police said. The bomb exploded as a police vehicle passed in the suburbs of Quetta, senior police official Hamid Shakil told AFP.
“At least one policeman was martyred and three others and a passer-by were injured in the bomb blast,” Shakil said. Police station officials also confirmed the attack and casualties. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Army plane crashes near Quetta

QUETTA – A training plane of Army Aviation crashed near Muslim Bagh area of district Qila Saifullah near Quetta, killing pilot and co-pilot, a private TV channel reported on Wednesday.
The plane was flying from Zhob to Quetta, when it crashed in mountains in Nasai area of the Muslim Bagh, killing pilot and co-pilot on the spot. According to initial reports, the mishap occurred owing to some technical fault.
The district police officer said that the local people, who

Shahzain Bugti arrested in Quetta

QUETTA – Shahzain Bugti, provincial president of the Jamhoori Watan Party, and the grandson of former Balochistan chief minister Nawab Akbar Bugti, arrested along with his 17 bodyguards by the Frontier Constabulary, private TV channels reported on Wednesday.
The convoy was stopped at the Buleli check post before being detained by the FC personnel. The paramilitary force has recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition and would return the licensed weapons if found any, an

US, Pakistan deny reports of US troops presence in Quetta

ISLAMABAD: The United States and Pakistan on Saturday denied news reports regarding the presence of US Office of the Defense Representative in Pakistan (ODRP) in Quetta.
“Recent news articles have reported the approval of a “presence” by the Office of the Defense Representative in Pakistan of forces at the Pakistan military’s 12 Corps Headquarters in Quetta.
This reporting is a misrepresentation,” a US embassy spokesman said in statement. “There is no permanent US presence

Four Shias killed in Quetta

QUETTA: A noted local trader belonging to the Shia community was killed along with his son and two bodyguards in Quetta on Thursday.
“Keeping in view past incidents and preliminary investigation, it appears to be an act of sectarian killing, however, a detailed probe will establish the cause of the murder,” said Hamid Shakeel, Quetta operations deputy inspector general.
According to details, Haji Ali Akbar, his son Abdus Samad and two body guards were leaving for home after

2 killed, 12 injured in Quetta blast

Two people, including a police constable were killed and twelve including five policemen were injured in bomb blast here on Wednesday.
“It was remote-controlled device attached to an electric pole that went off when a police vehicle stopped near a vendor, killing a police constable and a civilian besides injuring another twelve others,” Quetta Deputy Inspector General (Operation) Hamid Shakeel said.
He said it was a terrorist act targeting police personnel,

2 gunned down in Quetta

Four people were killed while one died in a mishap in various parts of the province on Friday. A man also sustained bullet injures. Some miscreants also destroyed a school, owned by a settler with an explosion.
In the first incident, a man, Fazil Mohammad, along with his friend Abdul Hai Khawajakhail was passing through main bazaar of Mastung when unidentified assailants approached them and opened fire on them. Both the injured were taken to a hospital but Fazil