Safoora Goth massacre accused inspired by IS: Sindh police

KARACHI: Top counter terrorism department of Sindh Police has said that the militants involved in the deadly Safoora Goth massacre and murder of prominent social activist Sabeen Mahmud were inspired by the self-styled Islamic State. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, Raja Umer...

PM saddened over deaths in Karachi: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has commended the performance of Sindh Government during heat crisis, said Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday. Prime Minister Sharif, who arrived in Karachi to take stock of things following death of over 1250 people in Karachi, spent...

PM seeks accountability of depts responsible for Karachi deaths

KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said deaths in Karachi due to severe heatwave was unprecedented in the country's history and stressed that all departments who shirked their responsibilities must be held accountable. Chairing a meeting here at the Chief Minister House...

Two criminals, Rangers official killed in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: Two criminals and one Rangers officer were killed in a clash in Shikarpur district of Sindh on Tuesday. According reports, the clash took place in Golo Daro area of Shikarpur where paramilitary force launched an operation against criminals. Armed men opened fire on...

Safoora bus attack accused involved in 38 cases’

KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police Ghulam Haider Jamali on Tuesday briefed the session of Sindh cabinet that the accused arrested in the Safoora bus attack are also involved in other 38 cases. The session of Sindh cabinet evaluated the decision of federal government...

MQM leader Amir Khan released from prison

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Amir Khan was released from the Central Jail on Tuesday. Earlier a court in Karachi issued the release order for Amir Khan. Khan was granted bail on Monday by an Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi and was...

Court issues order for release of Amir Khan

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday issued orders for release of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Amir Khan on bail after his bail plea was accepted on Monday. The objections on security bonds for his bail were cleared as the court issued orders for...

Majority of Karachi heatwave victims were homeless: minister

KARACHI: Nearly two-thirds of the victims of a killer heatwave that swept lower Sindh last week were homeless people, a minister said on Monday, as the death toll in Karachi reached over 1,200. The city of 20 million inhabitants is a sprawling metropolis with...

Karachi heat death toll hits 1145

KARACHI: The megacity of Karachi continued to bear brunts of heatwave which killed 15 more affectees in last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1145 in nine days on Monday. The deaths were reported in different hospitals of Karachi where medics said that...

Karachi heatwave death toll soars to 1,160

KARACHI: The heatwave continues in the port city as the toll from heat stroke related deaths has risen to 1,160. Several people are receiving treatment and emergency has been declared at hospitals in the city. At least 10 people lost their lives since Sunday...

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