Fourteen dead as militants attack paramilitary convoy in southwestern Pakistan

A gun and rocket attack targeting a Pakistani paramilitary escort on Thursday killed seven soldiers and seven private security guards in southwestern Pakistan, officials said. The security detail was escorting a convoy of the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) on a coastal highway travelling to the southern city of Karachi from the port… Read More Fourteen dead as militants attack paramilitary convoy in southwestern Pakistan

Two dead, fourteen injured following bomb attack at Sunni mosque in Pakistan

A bomb at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday killed two worshippers and wounded 14, officials said. The blast went off at the Sunni Muslim mosque when people were offering Friday prayers. “There were about 100 people there when a bomb exploded very close to the prayer leader,” said police officer… Read More Two dead, fourteen injured following bomb attack at Sunni mosque in Pakistan

Sixteen dead following bomb blast at market in southwestern Pakistan

A bomb hidden among bags of potatoes at a Pakistani market killed at least 16 people, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials said, in an attack apparently aimed at minority Shi’ite Muslims. At least 30 people were wounded in the blast in the southwestern city of Quetta, capital of Baluchistan province, officials said. The attack… Read More Sixteen dead following bomb blast at market in southwestern Pakistan