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

Four dead, eleven injured as bomb attack hits police vehicle in Pakistani city of Quetta

An improvised bomb rigged to a motorcycle and apparently targeting a police vehicle exploded near a mosque in the western Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least four policemen and wounding 11, officials said. Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the blast in an emailed statement, just days after… Read More Four dead, eleven injured as bomb attack hits police vehicle in Pakistani city of Quetta

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

Dozens killed as suicide bomb attack rocks polling center in Pakistan

A suicide bomber killed at least 29 people near a polling center as Pakistanis voted on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack that hospital officials said killed 29 people and wounded… Read More Dozens killed as suicide bomb attack rocks polling center in Pakistan

Dozens dead as bomb attack hits Pakistani deputy Senate leader convoy

A bomb exploded next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate on Friday in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan, killing at least 25 people, officials said. At least 35 people were wounded in the blast near the town of Mastung, 50 km (30 miles) from the provincial capital of Quetta. Television… Read More Dozens dead as bomb attack hits Pakistani deputy Senate leader convoy