Minor girl killed in Lakki Marwat landmine blast

LAKKI MARWAT: A minor girl was killed in a bomb blast in Gandi Khan Khel area of Lakki Marwat on Thursday, said local police in a statement. The police said that a landmine bomb blast...

Salahuddin Mehsud appointed as IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday gave approval for the appointment of Salahuddin Mehsud as Inspector General Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa department. Salahuddin Mehsud was recently promoted to Grade 21. Mehsud currently serves as the Additional...

Five protesters injured by police firing in Hangu

HANGU: At least five persons were injured when police opened firing into air to disperse protesters here on Wednesday. According to reports, the residents of Khattak Banda were protesting against gas loadshedding in the areas....

Policeman, his brother shot dead in Bannu

BANNU: A policeman and his brother were shot dead in Bannu on Wednesday. According to reports, the two brothers were killed by unknown armed men in Ghazni Khel area of Bannu. The dead bodies were...

Alleged terrorist arrested in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Special Police Unit Peshawar Wednesday arrested an alleged terrorist from Kohat road. According to a statement issued by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), accused Kifayat had planted explosive material for targeting Fazl Malik in Adezai...

12 students arrested for clash in Islamia College University Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Police have arrested as many as 12 students involved in a clash inside Islamia College University here in Peshawar on Tuesday. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Campus Saifullah has said that the clash was...

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from April 3

PESHAWAR: The voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees will resume from the April 3rd, UNHCR spokesman said. The UNHCR spokesman said that the process was temporarily suspended in November last year due to winter season. A repatriation...

KP govt shortlists three candidates for IGP post

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has forwarded three names to the federal government for appointment on the post of Inspector General of Police (IGP), a source said. Sources said that the shortlisted candidates include Inspector...

Siraj demands probe into Hussain Haqqani article

PESHAWAR: In the wake of Hussain Haqqani’s revelations that Pakistani visas were granted to US citizens without due process by the former government, Jamat-i-Islami (JI) Central Emir Sirajul Haq called on the federal government...

Pakistan building border fence with Afghanistan to curtail militants’ movement

PESHAWAR: Pakistan has begun building a fence along its border with Afghanistan to curtail the movement of militants, its army said, in a move criticised by its eastern neighbour for dividing communities. The two nations...

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