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Blast damages pipeline near Sui

QUETTA: A pipeline transmitting gas to Karachi and interior Sindh was damaged in a blast by unknown attackers near Dera Bugti’s Sui area on Monday, DawnNews reported. Security sources said the explosive material was planted in the Gopat area, 24 kilometres from Sui. The blast took place and the pipeline caught fire as a result. […]

Macabre Discoveries: Two mutilated bodies found

  QUETTA:  Two mutilated bodies were found in separate areas of Balochistan on Monday. One of the bodies was recovered in the Liari area of Lasbela district while the other was found dumped in the Chitkan area of Panjgur district. According to the Balochistan Levies, some passersby spotted the body in Liari and informed the […]

10 militants killed in clash with FC troops

QUETTA: At least ten militants were killed and several others injured during a clash with Frontier Corps (FC) troops in Behlol area near Chamalang Coalfield on Monday. According to sources, security personnel were establishing a checkpost near Behlol when militants opened fire. FC personnel then returned fire, killing ten attackers and injuring several others. Behlol […]

Passenger coach looted in Khuzdar

QUETTA: Unknown armed bandits looted a passenger coach and took away cash, mobile phones from commuters on RCD highway near Khuzdar. Police sai Quetta News Sources

Cumulative efforts for health facilities to masses urged

QUETTA: Provision of health facilities to the masses is not the sole responsibility of the government. Civil society, NGOs and all other stack Quetta News Sources

Balochistan Violence: Rally against target killings

  QUETTA:  The Shuhada Action Committee, led by religious scholar Hafiz Hussain Ahmed Sherodi, staged a demonstration to protest ongoing targeted killings of religious scholars in Balochistan. The committee took out a procession from Abdul Sattar Road and after marching through Liaquat Bazaar, staged a noisy protest in Bacha Khan Chowk. Student protesters from religious […]

FC vows to catch culprits behind Turbat massacre

  QUETTA:  Inspector General of Frontier Corps (FC) Maj-Gen Obaidullah Khan Khattak expressed grief on Thursday over the deaths of 14 paramilitary troops in Turbat District, adding that the FC was determined to retain peace in Balochistan. In a statement issues here, Khattak said the sacrifices rendered by FC personnel would not go in vain […]

Bike snatcher arrested in Quetta

QUETTA: A motorbike snatcher was arrested with arms in Kachibag area, police officials said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, a Shalkoht police Quetta News Sources

Balochistan Move: Civil servant fired over illegal extension

  QUETTA:  The Balochistan chief secretary has removed a high-ranking civil servant over granting an extension to himself after his retirement as Chairman Balochistan Development Authority (BDA). Chief Secretary Ahmed Bakhsh Lehri took notice of the issue when he was informed that Chairman BDA Anwar Sadaat had retired a month ago but he issued a […]

Protests in Balochistan against gas outages

QUETTA, Jan 9: Protests were held in Quetta and other towns of Balochistan on Monday against unannounced gas loadshedding and low pressure in supply to these areas. Quetta News Sources

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