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Seven more killed in Karachi unrest

Seven more killed in Karachi unrest

KARACHI – Violence in Karachi intensified after a former naib nazim of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was targeted by unidentified men in Farid Colony on Saturday.
The death toll has reached 29 in 48 hours after seven more people were gunned down in several parts of the metropolis, whereas the number of injured people reached 43 after 13 more were targeted. Badshah Khan, 40, was gravely wounded when three unidentified men opened fire on him as he left his house in Sector 10

PKF lifts ban on seven players

LAHORE – The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation has lifted ban from seven players who were disbanded for violation of the federations’ code of conduct.
PKF president Ch Shujaat Hussain took the decision in a meeting of the PKF officials at his residence, which was attended by all the affiliated units including four provinces, Army and Railways. He stressed the need for extensive training for the junior as well as senior players and also directed them to train for circle kabaddi which

Seven suspected militants remanded until 20th

KARACHI – Various judicial magistrates remanded seven suspected militants until January 20 at the City Courts on Tuesday.
Tanveer Abbas Rizvi alias Kashif, Abrar Hussain Rizvi, Pervez Zaidi, Rifat Raza alias Jehangir, Hasnain Abbas alias Faisal, Sikander Rizvi and Ali Mehdi, alleged activists of the banned Sipah-e-Muhammad, were booked in 20 criminal cases, including 11 cases of targeted killings.
The prosecution said that the Special Investigation Unit had arrested the

Iran quake kills seven, wrecks villages

TEHRAN – A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Iran, wrecking villages, bringing down power lines, and killing up to seven people and injuring hundreds more, Iranian media reported on Tuesday.
The late Monday quake, with its epicentre near the town of Hosseinabad in Kerman province, was followed by more than 30 further tremors, including one of 5.0 magnitude, the Mehr news agency said, quoting the geophysics department of Tehran university. State media reported that mild

Seven militants killed in Swat

MINGORA/WANA: At least seven militants were killed and a soldier of the security forces was injured in clashes in scattered areas of Swat’s Matta tehsil on Sunday.
The clashes between the security forces and militants started late on Saturday and continued until Sunday noon in Shughdara, Arkot and Rorengar villages. The militants killed in the clashes were identified as Ghafoor Khan, Naseebullah, Muhammad Ali, Ibrahim, Inayatullah, Jamal and Azeem.
Officials said they had

Seven dead in road accidents

Lahore: Seven people died and several others were injured in seven road accidents in the provincial capital on Wednesday.
Ahsan, a resident of the Ravi Road, was knocked down by a trolley loaded carrying iron rods. Severely injured, Ahsan was rushed to the hospital where he died. Ahsan’s relatives staged a protest on Ravi Road and demanded the police to arrest the trolley driver who escaped after knocking Ahsan down. The protesters dispersed after the police assured to arrest the

Drone strike kills another seven militants in N Waziristan

At least seven suspected militants were killed and another injured when a drone targeted a terrorist compound in Shewa area of North Waziristan on Sunday.
Shewa is situated on the juncture of North Waziristan with both Thall area of Hangu district and Kurram Agency. Shewa is considered a transit station for militants traveling across the region.
The drone fired four missiles at the compound, also destroying two vehicles parked outside.
The identity of