LAHORE: The Punjab University (PU) administration on Tuesday identified three Islami Jamiat-e-Talba (IJT) activists involved in attacking a varsity teacher’s house and interestingly all three of them are Hafiz-e-Quran and one of them is IJT nazim, Pakistan Today has learnt. Muslim Town Police have not registered a first information report (FIR) against the students while PU faculty was concerned about their security. The three people involved in attacking PU Hostel number 15
LAHORE: A Lahore police constable and his accomplice shot and injured three young boys in a failed robbery bid in Johar Town police precincts late on Monday.
The injured victims were identified as 20-year-old Waqas Ashraf, 21-year-old Bilal Waris and 21-year-old Malik Kaleemullah Khokhar – all residents of B/2 Block Johar Town. According to the injured victims, they were standing outside the house of Umer, a friend, when two unidentified men riding a motorcycle approached them.
ISLAMABAD: As many as three murders and 41 cases of car lifting and robbery were reported in Islamabad, exposing the ‘high security arrangements’ by the capital police.
According to data gathered by Pakistan Today, last week, 21 incidents of car lifting and 20 cases of robbery and three murder cases were reported in the different police stations.
Industrial Area Police Station was on the top with four vehicles stolen two houses robbed. Similarly, carjackers took away four
GUJRANWALA: Three students were killed when their motorcycle collided with a van coming from Sheikhupura. Reportedly, Asad, Saif and Salman were on their way back from school on a motorcycle when it collided with a wagon and died instantly.
Four passengers were also injured in the collision and were hospitalised. Human trafficker arrested: Gujrawnala FIA circle has succeeded in arresting a human trafficker, Raja Sajjad, and his accomplice Mian Gulfam from Sambrial.
ISLAMABAD: The National University of Modern Languages (NUML)’s management on Thursday decided to close the varsity for three days after getting threats of an attack.
A large contingent of police, led by Industrial Area Station House Officer (SHO) Rana Akram, cordoned off the university and reviewed security arrangements. The security supervisor of the university, Mazhar Hussain, confirmed that the Interior Ministry had warned the university of a possible suicide attack,
ABIDJAN: Violence in western Ivory Coast during Sunday’s second round of presidential elections has killed three people, the UN envoy to the divided west African country, Youn-jin Choi, said Monday.
The previous toll, given on Sunday by the government, was two dead, and the authorities blamed Dozo traditional hunters.
“We have confirmed three deaths yesterday in the west,” Choi told a press conference, without giving details of “this violence, these troubles,” which he said
PESHAWAR: At least three militants were killed and one injured when a vehicle was hit by two missiles fired by US drones in North Waziristan on Friday.
A vehicle carrying suspected militants near Machikhel village in Mirali area was hit by two missiles, killing the three men and injuring the fourth.
“Two missiles were fired on a vehicle.
So far three militants are confirmed killed in this attack,” a senior security official said.
The identity of killed could not
KABUL: Afghan security forces have detained three insurgents they blame for an attack on a UN compound last month and believe they have links to the Afghan Taliban leaders based in Pakistan, security officials said here on Saturday.
Four Taliban suicide bombers, dressed as police and women, attacked the United Nations compound in Herat city, a commercial hub in Afghanistan’s west, on October 23. All four were killed and there were no casualties among the UN staff.
PESHAWAR: Three people, including two police constables, were killed and another eight injured in a suicide attack at Swabi Police Lines on Monday. The bomber blew himself up outside the Shah Mansoor compound of the police lines.
According to details, four assailants, including the suicide bomber, arrived at the lines by a car and opened indiscriminate fire at the police guards at the gate, killing two officials.
The attackers then tried to enter the lines, but officials
LAHORE: Commuters continue to suffer and complain as with the two-day scheduled CNG closure, an extra one-day closure will be observed this week on account of a protest by the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) against the two-day closure.
The gas will remain suspended on Tuesday and Wednesday as scheduled, and on Thursday APCA will shut down the stations in protest. “The government has closed the CNG stations for two days a week and we are closing one day in protest.
ISLAMABAD: Three F-16 Block-52 fighter jets arrived at the Shahbaz Airbase in Jacobabad on Saturday and two more aircraft would arrive next week, a Pakistan Air Force spokesman said.
Of the 18 F-16 jets to be provided by the United States by January 2011, the first consignment of three aircraft reached Pakistan in June this year. The remaining aircraft will be handed over to Pakistan by the end of December, the PAF spokesman said.
These jets will be kept at the Shahbaz Air
The gas cuts announced by Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) because of technical problems at the Qadirpur and Zamzama gas fields will have adverse effects on the CNG sectors and the industries, a report by Pakistan Today revealed.
Both these fields were providing 600 million cubic feet (mmcf) of gas but the supply will be reduced to just 275 mmcf for three days per week beginning from Monday. Gas supply to industries and CNG stations in Lahore, Peshawar,
PESHAWAR: At least three security personnel were killed and another two injured when Taliban attacked their convoy near Wana, headquarters of South Waziristan Agency, on Tuesday.
Reports said the convoy of armed forces was on its way to Wana when one of the vehicles hit an improvised explosive device (IED) near Azam Qela. Three people in the vehicle were killed on the spot. It was the second attack on security forces in South Waziristan Agency in three days.
Three days ago,
Unidentified men blew up three primary schools in Mohmand Agency on Sunday.
Sources said two were girls’ primary schools and one was a boys’ school were blown up in Ziarat Kalay and Saeed Khan areas of Safe tehsil.
They said suspected Taliban planted explosives inside the primary schools completely destroying the buildings. However, no loss of life was reported.
The political administration of the agency has started investigation.
Three Air Commodores were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. Air Commodore Saeed Muhammad khan, Javaid Ahmed and Sohail Ahmed were the three officers promoted. All of the three promoted officers were commissioned in Pakistan Air Force in 1981 in GD (pilot) Branch.
Air Vice Marshal Saeed Muhammad Khan has served as Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Administration) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad. Currently, he is commanding an operational Air Base. He is a
In an armed attack in Mustung area on Friday, 3 people were killed and one got injured.
The murders were the result of a tribal dispute developed between the Baloch tribes of Lahri and Langov due to the killing of a tribal elder Zaib Langov in September.
Four people were shot by armed men belonging to Lahri tribe who stopped their van and opened bursts of Kalashnikov on them. One of them received bullet injuries and was sent to a hospital. The deceased were