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Islamabad: Close coordination among four militant organisations helped terrorists execute two back-to-back lethal suicide attacks in Quetta which otherwise could have been averted by the law-enforcement agencies.

Quetta/Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan - A faction of the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) cooperated with Islamic State this week in an attack on a police college that killed 63 people, the group's spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.
Local officials, including the governor of Ghor, say the attackers are former Taliban fighters now loyal to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The officials expressed special concern because this is the ... The IS launched its extremist activities ...
Karachi: Sindh Rangers conducted an operation in Karachi on Tuesday night, killing three alleged militants as two officials of the paramilitary force were also injured.
... of them lawyers, die and dozens are wounded when a blast tears through mourners at a hospital in Quetta. September 17: A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 36 people as they attend Friday prayers at a mosque in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area.

A Pakistani volunteer and a police officer rush an injured person to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016.
Pakistani Army soldiers take part in a security drill at the Islamia College in Peshawar in February 2016. (PA). IHS Markit sources in Pakistan's police force claim that Islamic State-associated militants have only nominal connection to the group's ...
Quetta, Pakistan -- militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing at least 59 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted ...
"We support the democratically elected government of Pakistan. We also support the peaceful right of protest. But this is an internal matter for the Pakistani government and Pakistani authorities to speak to," he said in response to a question.
terror on Pakistan soil, terror in pakistan, Quetta terror attacks, quetta police academy militants attacked a police training Centre in Quetta, Pakistan late on Monday night. (Source: AP). Pakistan can contribute to regional stability by acting ...
"We support the democratically elected government of Pakistan. We also support the peaceful right of protest. But this is an internal matter for the Pakistani government and Pakistani authorities to speak to," he said in response to a question. Stay ...
In August, a suicide bombing at a Quetta hospital claimed by the Islamic State group and the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction of the Pakistani Taliban killed 73 people, including many of the city`s lawyer community who had gone there to mourn the fatal shooting ...
"The problem is that there are forces within the Pakistani government - specifically in Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence or ISI - that refuse to take steps against all the terrorist groups active in Pakistan, tolerating some groups or even ...
Quetta: Heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy, killing at least 60 people and wounding dozens more, officials said on Tuesday (Oct 25), in one of the deadliest extremist attacks this year.
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Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- At least 44 people were killed and 118 injured when militants attacked a police training academy in Quetta, Pakistan, late Monday, the government said. Sarfraz Bugti, Pakistan's Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs, told ...
About 4000 people and businesses lost access to their accounts under a 1997 anti-terror act.
Quetta, Pakistan (AP) - An hours-long attack by a group of militants, including suicide bombers who stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, left at least 48 dead, mostly police trainees, officials said Tuesday. No one ...
A visiting Afghan Taliban delegation is holding meetings with officials in Pakistan and plans to give them "some briefing" on the insurgent group's recent contacts with the Kabul government, a top official confirmed Monday. The insurgent delegation ...
(AP Photo/Arshad Butt). A Pakistani volunteer and a police officer rush an injured person to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. A government official said tens of police trainees were killed when gunmen attacked a hostel at a police.
Quetta: Pakistani troops launched a major operation against militants who stormed a police academy in the country's restive southwest in an attack that left at least one official dead and 84 wounded as it continued into early Tuesday (Oct 25).
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday claimed the militant attack on a police training centre near Quetta was planned outside the country as terrorists are now operating from across the border.
Jammu: Amid a spurt in armed exchanges on the border, BSF chief K K Sharma said on Monday that Pakistani forces are deliberately trying to "create a flash point" to facilitate infiltration of militants into India and asserted that these designs will be ...
Masked gunmen wearing suicide vests killed at least 59 people when they stormed a police academy in south-western Pakistan while cadets were resting or ...
Quetta, Pakistan (AP) - An hours-long attack by a group of militants, including suicide bombers who stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, left at least 48 dead, mostly police trainees, officials said Tuesday. No one ...
Quetta, Pakistan (AP) - Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy described chaotic scenes of gunfire and explosions, with militants shooting anyone they saw and cadets running for their lives and jumping ...
Islamabad - Fugitive Afghan Taliban leaders are being increasingly pressured to relocate from Pakistan along with their families and businesses for refusing to join peace talks with Kabul, officials and insurgent sources told VOA in background ...
But neither Lashker-a-Jhangvi nor any other militant group, including the breakaway Pakistani Taliban faction of Jamaat-ul Ahrar, which has staged several large attacks previously in Baluchistan, claimed responsibility for the assault on the police ...
Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters and the Pakistani Taliban on Monday said they killed a police official in northwest Pakistan, the second attack in the south Asian nation claimed by the Middle East-based militant ...
After Pakistan-based militants attacked an army base in Kashmir in September, Mr. Modi publicly declared retaliatory strikes in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan region. Previous governments had made similar forays but only in covert ...
The Afghan ambassador to Pakistan, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, said he was aware of the meetings but refused to offer details. "We know about these recent meetings but we don't know what was discussed between the Taliban and Pakistani officials," he said.
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday claimed to have killed at least seven Pakistan Rangers personnel in Hiranagar, Jammu, in retaliation for a sniper attack that injured one of their men along the international border.
Calling on Pakistan to live up to its promise to not support militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said Friday that her state would continue to suffer if a "conducive atmosphere" is not created for talks between India and the ...
militants from Afghanistan have killed two Pakistani soldiers and injured one more in cross-border fire. Pakistani officials said Sunday that the two were killed after Afghan militants opened fire on Pakistani soldiers stationed northwest of the ...
Last month's terror strike on an Indian military base by militants from the Pakistani side of the disputed border between the two feuding South Asian nations has caused some unlikely collateral damage: Chinese goods.
After India's cross-LoC military operation last month and subsequent mobilisation of security forces in Kashmir along the Pakistan border, militants have found it increasingly difficult to infiltrate into the Valley. Union home minister Rajnath Singh ...
Islamabad - A young Pakistani tea-seller whose intense blue eyes made Internet users in Pakistan and India swoon after a picture of him was posted by a local photographer on Instagram has now bagged himself a modelling contract.
29, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) passed a resolution barring Pakistani Actors and technicians from working in the country "until normalcy returns.
Peshawar: The loud sound of artillery shelling during the visit of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra to Tirah valley on Wednesday reminded all ...
Myanmar President Htin Kyaw's statement blaming a little-known Rohingya militant group "AqaMul Mujahideen" for the recent attacks on Myanmar border outposts and its Pakistan links has not surprised Indian and Bangladesh intelligence. They say the ...
The Pakistani ban on Indian shows goes into effect on Friday. The government acted on a recommendation from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, and Pakistani officials said it was in response to escalating curbs on Pakistani films and ...
Pakistani police arrested two men on suspicion of distributing pamphlets for Islamic State (IS) following a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said on Wednesday.
Some 700 such houses were raided by the Indian army and they seized Chinese and Pakistani flags from there. All this development comes after India's turmoiled relationship with neighbour Pakistan. Pakistan has ... While recent reports suggested that ...
Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has vehemently spoken against any kind of ties between India and Pakistan until the situation between the two neighbouring countries gets normalised.
Peshawar, Pakistan, Oct 19 (Reuters) - police arrested two men suspected of distributing pamphlets for Islamic State (IS) following a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said on Wednesday, amid lingering fears that the Middle East ...
Rohingya militants behind border outpost attacks have Pakistan links. India Correspondent, bdnews24.com. Published: ... The HUJI-A chief is Abdus Qadoos Burmi, a Pakistani national of Rohingya origin, who recruited Hafiz Tohar, 45, and arranged for his ...
He said they had vowed to remain loyal to Pakistan and to work for the development of the country. "We have decided to abandon armed struggle and join mainstream politics after Brahamdagh Bugti sought asylum in India," he quoted the men as saying.
Quetta: At least 43 militants surrendered in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan on Tuesday and handed over their weapons to security forces.


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