PAKISTAN BLAST

  • Wagah attack in Pakistan a 'dastardly act of terrorism': PM Modi November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night strongly condemned a suicide attack in Wagah border in Pakistan, terming it as a "shocking" and "a dastardly act of terrorism". He expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and sent prayers for the injured. "Terror attack in Pakistan near Wagah...
  • Pakistan: 22 killed in twin blasts in Balochistan July 1, 2013

    Islamabad: At least 22 people were killed and over 60 injured in twin bomb blasts that occurred in Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday night, local media and officials said. Hospital officials said the dead bodies, including of women and children, and over 60 people with multiple injuries were brought...
  • Woman LeJ suicide bomber hit Quetta university bus: police June 16, 2013

    Islamabad: A woman LashkareJhangvi suicide bomber carried out the devastating attack on a university bus carrying women and her male accomplice struck a hospital in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, police said, as the death toll on Sunday rose to 26 in the multiple strikes. The banned sectarian outfit LashkareJhangvi (LeJ)...
  • Pakistan blasts: One arrested for attack at hospital June 15, 2013

    Islamabad: Twin blasts in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Saturday afternoon have killed 20 people, including eleven female students, a police officer and three soldiers who died in gunfire, and injured at least 20 others. The first blast took place on a bus carrying students of a women's university...
  • Pakistan: Twin blasts kill 11 women students June 15, 2013

    Quetta: Twin blasts in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Saturday afternoon have killed 11 students and injured at least 20 others. The first blast took place on a bus carrying students of a women's university while the second bomb exploded at the hospital where the injured of the bus...
  • Pakistan: 15 killed as blasts rip through mosques May 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Two blasts ripped through as many mosques in the restive KhyberPakhtunkhwa province of northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing 15 people and injuring 25 others, security officials said. The blasts occurred during Friday prayers in the mosques at Bazdara area of Malakand district, an erstwhile stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban. Fifteen...
  • Pak polls: 22 people killed as terrorists target leaders April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Terrorists targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan's upcoming General Election in Balochistan and KhyberPakhtunkhwa provinces on Tuesday, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more and triggering concern about security for the landmark polls. Six persons were killed and about 30 injured when PMLN leader Sanaullah Zehri's motorcade was targeted...
  • Pak: Taliban suicide bomber hits ANP rally; kills 15 April 16, 2013

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Tuesdya targeted leaders of the secular Awami National Party in Peshawar city of northeast Pakistan, killing 15 people and injuring dozens more in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks ahead of May general election. The bomber struck when a car carrying senior ANP...
  • Pakistan: 9 killed in minibus blast in Peshawar April 13, 2013

    Islamabad: Nine persons were killed and 15 others injured on Saturday when a powerful blast ripped through a minibus on the outskirts of Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, police officials said. A bomb planted inside the minibus exploded as the vehicle was passing through a market in the suburb of...
  • Pakistan: 8 killed in minibus blast in Peshawar April 13, 2013

    Islamabad: At least eight persons were killed and 10 others wounded on Saturday when a powerful blast ripped through a minibus on the outskirts of Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, police and witnesses said. Police officials said a bomb planted inside the minibus exploded as the vehicle was passing through...
  • Pakistan: Blast in Karachi kills four, injures five April 3, 2013

    Karachi: Four security personnel were killed and five persons injured when a powerful explosion ripped through a security forces vehicle in this southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Wednesday. The explosion occurred near an office of the Pakistan Rangers at Korangi area of Karachi at about 7:30 pm. Three Pakistan...
  • Pakistan: Blast at a Sufi shrine gathering kills 4 February 25, 2013

    Islamabad: A bomb blast ripped through a gathering at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Monday, killing four persons and injuring 12 others, police said. The explosion occurred at the Hajan Shah Mauri Dargah near Shikarpur when a large number of people were visiting the shrine. The blast...
  • Pakistan: Powerful blast in Karachi kills 3 January 1, 2013

    Karachi: A powerful bomb went off at a busy intersection in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring at least 50, witnesses and police officials said. The blast occurred at Ayesha Manzil intersection, located a short distance from Jinnah Ground where the Muttahida Qaumi...
  • 12 killed, 36 injured in Pak car bombing February 23, 2012

    Islamabad: A powerful car bomb ripped through a bus terminal in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city today, killing at least 12 people, including two children, and injuring 36 others. The bomb containing about 40 kg of TNT explosives was hidden in a car parked near the gate of the bus terminal, police...
  • Blast outside Pak Airport Security Force HQ February 9, 2012

    Islamabad: A blast went off outside the headquarters of a security agency near the airport in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Thursday. However, there were no reports of casualties, and rescue and emergency services were rushed to the site. According to officials, the blast occurred outside the headquarters of...
  • Pakistan suicide blast toll rises to 36 May 27, 2011

    Islamabad: The death toll in a devastating suicide car bomb attack in northwest Pakistan on Friday rose to 36 as more bodies were pulled out of the rubble of buildings that collapsed when the attacker detonated his explosivesladen vehicle in a congested area of Hangu city. Two more bodies were retrieved...
  • 24 dead in suicide attack in northwest Pakistan May 26, 2011

    Peshawar: A suicide bomber detonated his explosivesladen vehicle near a court complex and government offices at Hangu in Pakistan's restive northwest on Thursday, killing 24 people, including policemen, and injuring dozens. The blast occurred at 6.15 pm in a highsecurity zone in the heart...
  • 1012 terrorists attacked Pak naval base: FIR May 24, 2011

    Islamabad: A complaint registered with police by the Pakistan Navy on the terrorist assault on a naval airbase said the attack was carried out by 1012 militants, contradicting Interior Minister Rehman Malik's assertion that only six attackers were involved. Police officials in Karachi said a First Information Report registered at SharaheFaisal...
  • Lahore: seven killed in a blast outside a shrine January 25, 2011

    Lahore: A suicide bomber targeted a Shia procession in Pakistan's eastern Lahore city today, killing at least seven persons, including four policemen, and injuring nearly 40 others, officials said. The blast occurred at Lahori Gate near Karbala Gamay Shah, a Shia 'imambargah' or prayer hall. Superintendent...
  • 40 killed, 72 injured in Pak suicide attack December 25, 2010

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber struck a World Food Programme distribution centre in the restive Bajaur tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 40 people and injuring 72 others. A large number of people had gathered at the UN agency's food distribution centre when the attacker detonated a suicide...
  • Suicide bomber kills 14 in northwest Pakistan December 8, 2010

    Kohat (Pakistan): A suicide bomber blew himself up beside a crowded bus in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, officials said. Pakistan's USbacked government faces Taliban insurgents who have sustained a campaign of suicide bombings in defiance of a series of military offensives launched last year against their...
  • Suicide bomber strikes at Quetta rally, 59 killed September 3, 2010

    Quetta, Pakistan: A suicide bomber struck a rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing up to 59 people in the second major attack this week, piling pressure on a government struggling with a flood crisis. The attack on the Shi'ite rally expressing solidarity with the Palestinian people...
  • 41 dead in suicide bombings in Lahore shrine July 2, 2010

    Lahore: Three suicide bombers struck a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 120, officials said, the second major attack in the city in a month. Hundreds of devotees were visiting the marble shrine of the 11th century Persian...
  • Bomb blast outside Pak Navy office, 1 killed June 10, 2010

    Karachi: A bomb went off outside a Pakistan Navy office in the southern port city of Karachi today, killing at least one person and injuring three others. The bomb was hidden in a motorcycle that was in a parking area for twowheelers outside the office at the Naval Colony in...
  • Roadside bomb kills 11 in Pakistan May 18, 2010

    Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan: A roadside bomb targeting a police patrol killed 11 people on Tuesday in an area of northwestern Pakistan where many citizens fled last year to escape a large army offensive against the Taliban, police said. The explosion, which killed three police officers and eight civilians, struck the...
  • Seven killed, 26 injured in Pak suicide blast April 18, 2010

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber today rammed his vehicle filled with 250 kg of explosives into a police station in northwest Pakistan killing at least seven persons and injuring 26, a day after two burqaclad attackers struck a relief camp for displaced people claiming 41 lives. The bomber struck the police station...
  • Burqa bombers kill 38 in Pak refugee camp April 17, 2010

    Peshawar: Two burqaclad suicide bombers struck a food distribution camp for people displaced by antimilitancy operations in northwest Pakistan today, killing at least 38 people and injuring about 65 others. The bombers blasted their explosive vests within 10 minutes of each other at a distribution point set up by the World...
  • Suicide bomb attack in Peshawar, seven dead, 15 injured November 14, 2009

    Peshawar: Another suicide bomb attack rocked Peshawar in Pakistan on Saturday. The blast took place at a security checkpost at Pashtakhara Chowk. The explosion took place near the entry point. Seven people have been reportedly killed, including some police officials and 15 more have been injured in the attack. A number...
  • Taliban blames US firm for Peshawar blast October 30, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud has claimed that the controversial American security firm Blackwater was behind the deadly bomb attack on a market in Peshawar that killed over 100 people. Hakimullah wanted to know why the Taliban should target the public when it was capable of carrying out attacks in...
  • State of violence: nearly 100 killed in Pak in a month September 27, 2009

    Islamabad: Nearly 100 people have been killed in Pakistan so far this month in different incidents of suicide as well as US drone attacks, the Online news agency reported on Sunday. Between September 1 and September 26, at least 95 people have lost their lives in different attacks in Paksitan, particularly...