Posts tagged as: Shamsi

US leaving Shamsi won’t have big impact on air war

KARACHI: The US decision to vacate Shamsi airbase used for staging drone flights will have little impact on the American air campaign, a senior Pakistani military source said on Monday, but the move is a big political win for Pakistan.US personnel completed their departure from Shamsi Airfield, 320 kilometres southwest of Quetta in Balochistan. The […]

US leaving Shamsi base won’t have big impact on air war

  KARACHI: The US decision to vacate a remote base used for staging drone flights directed at militants will have little impact on the American air campaign, a senior Pakistani military source said on Monday, but the move is a big political win for Pakistan. US personnel completed their departure from Shamsi Airfield, 320 km (200 […]

Pakistani authorities establish control over Shamsi airbase

  Pakistani authorities took over Shamsi airbase in the Washuk district on Sunday, as American personnel met the deadline for eviction given earlier by the government. Express News reported that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Frontier Constabulary have taken control of the base. According to sources, the US nationals present at the base had […]

Shamsi airbase vacated; Defence Ministry to take control

QUETTA: Defence Ministry will be taking the control of Shamsi airbase from Sunday, as US officials have vacated the facility on the orders of Pakistan Quetta News Sources

Last plane home: FC, CAA officials reach Shamsi base

QUETTA: The last cargo aircraft to take back American personnel and equipment from Shamsi airbase sits on the tarmac in Washuk district, watching the Balochistan Frontier Constabulary takeover the vacated guard positions as the clock ticks down to the eviction deadline, now only hours away. Express News on Saturday reported that Pakistani security forces had reached […]

US equipment vacated from Shamsi air base

QUETTA: All equipment belonging to US officials has been vacated from the Shamsi air base and five drones have been shifted to Afghanistan and other l Quetta News Sources

US continues to vacate Shamsi air base

QUETTA: The United States continues to vacate the Shamsi air base as the deadline set by Pakistan quickly approaches. On Wednesday, two US air Quetta News Sources

Aircraft to evacuate American personnel, drones arrive at Shamsi base

QUETTA: At least seven aircraft landed at Shamsi airbase in Balochistan on Wednesday to airlift personnel and equipment out of Pakistan. According to sources in Washuk district, American officials were likely to vacate the airbase on Thursday. “Seven aircraft have landed here since morning,” a local confirmed, adding, “They also set several containers on fire today […]

US starts vacating Shamsi airbase

QUETTA: United States’ officials on Sunday started vacating Shamsi airbase in Washuk district of Balochistan, an official confirmed. “Two United States’ special aircrafts landed at Shamsi airbase in connection with measures to vacate the base after deadline given to US by Pakistani government in the wake of NATO raid on Salala checkpost, killing 24 Pakistani […]

American aircraft arrives at Shamsi base

QUETTA: An American aircraft arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for US nationals vacating the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan, DawnNews reported. Strict security measures were being taken place in the area and residents were told not to leave their homes. According to sources, the process of shifting the US nationals into to the aircraft had started […]

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