106 Afghan students detained in raid on Quetta madrassa
Police raided a madrassa in the restive southwestern city of Quetta and detained 106 illegal Afghan students, officials said...
Quetta carnage leaves ‘vacuum’ among Balochistan lawyers
In Pakistan’s most dangerous province, lawyers are a crucial force for justice. So when a bomb decimated Balochistan’s legal...
Death toll in Quetta blast mounts to 70
At least 70 persons were killed and several injured in bomb blast in Civil Hospital Quetta after unknown armed men killed...
106 Afghan students detained in raid on Quetta madrassa
Police raided a madrassa in the restive southwestern city of Quetta and detained 106 illegal Afghan students, officials said Monday, as the government stepped up a campaign to rein in rogue religious schools. The detentions were made Saturday, and the students, aged between 14 to 18 years — who... Read more
Quetta carnage leaves ‘vacuum’ among Balochistan lawyers
In Pakistan’s most dangerous province, lawyers are a crucial force for justice. So when a bomb decimated Balochistan’s legal class this week, it left a vacuum that some say will never be filled. The mineral-rich province is plagued by roiling insurgencies, hit by regular militant attacks, and run by... Read more
Death toll in Quetta blast mounts to 70
At least 70 persons were killed and several injured in bomb blast in Civil Hospital Quetta after unknown armed men killed Balochistan Bar President in Quetta on Monday morning, According to rescue sources, scores of lawyers were injured due to the blast. A stampede ensued after the blast took place, causing... Read more
FC arrest 40 suspects in Quetta
At least 40 suspects were arrested during search operations in Balochistan’s capital Quetta. Frontier Constabulary (FC) spokesman while talking to media said that FC and Police carried out raids at Saryab and Kalli Ismail areas of Quetta in which 40 suspected persons were taken into custody. Home Minister of... Read more
Eight injured in Quetta bomb blast
At least eight including two children were injured in Quetta blast at Sariab Road today (Friday). According to initial report, a roadside bomb went off near a mill at Sariab Road leaving eight injured. The rescue workers transferred the injured to Civil Hospital Quetta for medical attendance. One of the... Read more
FC kill 3 alleged terrorists in Quetta
Quetta : FC personnel conducted an operation in the city’s Sariab area on Thursday and gunned down three alleged militants. According to the FC spokesperson, the alleged terrorists were involved in attacks on security forces in the recent days. In the exchange of fire, all three suspected terrorists were... Read more
Explosion in Quetta: 3 dead
At least three people were killed and another 28 more injured, including women and children, in a loud explosion at Almo Chowk in Quetta earlier today. The dead and injured were taken to Civil Hospital Quetta. At least three of the injured were in critical condition. According to Deputy Inspector General... Read more
Brother of chairman of the Hazara Democratic Party abducted in Quetta
Abdul Ali Hazara, brother of Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) Chairman Abdul Khaliq Hazara, was abducted in Quetta earlier today. Ali Hazara was abducted from outside Regal Plaza as he arrived at his office today, said family sources. Eyewitnesses while talking to media said that eight armed men grabbed hold of... Read more
Quetta: 4 out of 5 liquidated terrorists identified
At least four out of the five slain terrorists from last night have been identified and all belong to a banned outfit. According to details, police had shot dead five militants near Quetta’s airport road. Four out of the give have been identified as Najeeb, Yousuf, Abdul Khaliq and... Read more
College principal shot dead in Quetta
Quetta : A college principal was shot dead on Wednesday when unknown gunmen opened fire at him. Slain Barrister Amanullah Achakzai was principal at University Law College, Geo News reported. According to police the attack took place at Spinny Road, near Kali Tarkha, on the outskirts of Quetta city.... Read more
Day long Trip: Gen. Raheel Sharif reaches Quetta
The Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived in Quetta earlier today for a day-long visit to the provincial capital of Balochistan. The army chief is expected to oversee the security situation as well as monitor the operational activities of security forces. According to an ISPR press release,... Read more
Quetta: Bomb blast kills 1 FC soldier, injures at least 5 others
A bomb blast near a Balochistan Constabulary police vehicle at the Eastern Bypass area of Quetta  claimed the life of a FC soldier and injured five other personnel. Police sources revealed that the bomb was placed near the edge of the road. Immediately after the blast occurred, the injured... Read more
Quetta blast: 2 cops dead and 5 wounded
At least two police personnel lost their lives while five others including two civilians were injured in an explosion in Quetta near the main entrance of Balochistan University earlier today. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti has confirmed the death toll and number of injured people, saying that police check-post was target... Read more
Quetta:Bodies of 4 murdered minor girls recovered from water tank
The dead bodies of at least four girls, aged between two and 10, were recovered earlier todayday from a water tank in the Faizabad area adjacent to Quetta’s airport road, said police officials. The girls’ father, Mehmood Khan, alleged his daughters were initially poisoned by their mother and then... Read more