November 29, 2022
PAKISTAN

Two robbers were slain and two were arrested by police in Karachi

KARCAHI: Two police engagements in Karachi on Friday resulted in the deaths of two robbers and the arrest of another two. Details indicate that there was a police encounter in the Karachi neighbourhood of Timuria during which two criminals were murdered and a civilian was hurt when the robbers opened fire. SSP Central Maroof Usman […]

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International

Nine people are killed and low-lying areas are flooded in Bangladesh by Cyclone Sitrang

DHAKA: On Tuesday, a cyclone raced onto the shore of Bangladesh, killing at least nine people, wrecking homes, uprooting trees, and interfering with electricity, communication, and road lines, according to officials.Mass evacuations carried out in advance of Cyclone Sitrang’s landfall on the west coast helped save lives, but officials warned that the whole scale of […]

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PAKISTAN

Couple from Islamabad “killed for honour”

In the late hours of Tuesday night in Islamabad Dhok Kashmirian neighbourhood, under the control of the Sangjani Police Station, an unidentified armed man is accused of shooting and killing a newlywed couple. According to the police, the pair may have been “murdered for honour.”They claimed that Nisar, one of the murder victims, and his […]

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PAKISTAN

In an operation in North Waziristan, two terrorists were killed: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported on Saturday that security forces killed two terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan. The military’s media arm claimed in the statement that the operation took place in the district’s Mir Ali neighbourhood during a frenzied firefight between troops and militants. Commander Khabaib alias Bilal of […]

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International

Morocco bus disaster leaves at least 23 people dead and numerous others injured

RABAT: Several people were hurt and at least 23 people were killed in a bus accident on Wednesday east of Casablanca, the commercial centre of Morocco.Local authorities said that the bus overturned early on a morning in the province of Khouribga, with a preliminary death toll of 15. Later, regional health director Rochdi Kaddar increased […]

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International

At least 41 people were killed in an Egyptian church fire triggered by an electrical problem

On Sunday, at least 41 people were murdered and 45 were injured in a fire caused by an electrical problem at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian city of Giza. The fire broke out just before 9 a.m., when 5,000 people had gathered for Mass at the Abu Sifin church in the Imbaba neighbourhood, […]

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PAKISTAN

Balochistan’s anguish has no end in sight as rain claims the lives of another 10

In Balochistan, the recent torrential rains have made the situation even worse as 10 more people have died and infrastructure, including as homes, roads, and bridges, has been destroyed in the previous three days. The Kohlu-Quetta National Highway’s traffic flow was severely hampered by the infrastructural damage caused by the rain. In addition, a Fourth […]

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International

Jerusalem bus shooting leaves eight people injured; suspect is in custody

JERUSALEM: Israeli police detained a suspect on Sunday in connection with an early-morning shooting rampage that injured eight people, including a pregnant woman and several US citizens, on a bus just outside Jerusalem’s Old City. Police spokesman Kan Eli Levy declared on Israeli public radio following the violent attack close to the Western Wall, the […]

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International

Rahimullah Haqqani, a senior Taliban cleric, and his brother were killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul

KABUL: On Thursday, a suicide bomber killed a prominent Taliban preacher known for his fiery sermons against the extremist Islamic State (IS) group and support for female education at his madressah in Kabul. Rahimullah Haqqani, who has recently openly advocated for girls’ schooling, had escaped at least two earlier assassination attempts, including one in Pakistan […]

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PAKISTAN

In Pakistan, the deadliest rains in decades cause flash floods that claim 550 lives

ISLAMABAD: Over the past month, flash floods brought on by unusually high monsoon rains have killed at least 549 people in Pakistan, with isolated areas in the underdeveloped province of Balochistan suffering the worst. In flood-affected areas, the army has established aid and relief camps and is trying to help re-locate families and supply food […]

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