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QUETTA (PAN): As the death toll from a massive bombing in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province mounted to 84, the government announced a day of mourning, officials said on Sunday.Saturday night’s explosion on the Kirani Road in Quetta, which... read more
QUETTA/ISLAMABAD (PAN): More  than 100 people, including security personnel and a  journalist, were killed and over 200 others wounded in a string of bomb and gun attacks in three main cities of Pakistan on Thursday, officials said.In... read more
 QUETTA (PAN): At least 17 Shiite Muslims were killed and another 20 wounded when a remotely-triggered blast ripped through a convoy of buses carrying the pilgrims in Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday, officials... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Eight people were killed and 23 others wounded during a bomb blast in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan, bordering Kandahar, on Friday.The bomb planted on a bicycle hit a rally of the Pakhtun nationalist Awami National... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a publi transport bus, killing 18 passengers and injuring two others, in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.A local police officer, Mohammad Shakil, told Pajhwok... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Two people were killed and another 14 were wounded when a bomb exploded inside a mosque in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s troubled southwestern Balochistan province, during Friday prayers, officials said.The bomb was planted inside... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Six people were killed and 50 others wounded on Monday when the passenger they travelling in struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said.The ill-fated vehicle, going from the provincial... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Fourteen people, including children, were killed in a powerful bomb explosion outside a seminary in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, on Thursday. The improvised explosive device attack injured 40... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Five people were killed and a dozen others wounded on Tuesday when powerful blast rocket Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, police said.The bombing happened on Sariab Road at about 2pm, local police... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Fourteen Baloch rebels were killed in a fierce gunbattle with border police in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, bordering Afghanistan and Iran, police said on Tuesday.Several others attackers were injured during the... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Fourteen Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed in a bomb attack in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, bordering Iran and Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.The bomb attack took place in Baldia area of Turbat... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Gunmen have abducted a British employee with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Pakistan's southeastern volatile Balochistan province, police said on Friday.A spokeswoman for the private humanitarian institution,... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Gunmen hijacked four vehicles laden with logistic supplies for NATO-led troops in Afghanistan in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province near the Afghan border on Sunday.The incident took place at the Mezai terminal near the Qala-... read more
QUETTA: Unidentified gunmen torched 30 trucks carrying supplies for international troops stationed in Afghanistan in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Friday.The trucks, including fuel tankers, were set ablaze at a... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Pakistani police have arrested 80 Afghans for illegally entering the Chaman border area in southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Friday.Local police officials said most of the detainees, residents of southern Afghanistan... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Suspected separatists killed 14 paramilitary and wounded 16 others during a predawn attack on a checkpoint in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan on Monday, officials said.The separatists stormed the Frontier Corps (FC)... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Three NATO supply vehicles were burnt in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan near Afghan border on Sunday afternoon, an official said.Four assailants on motorbikes set fire to the NATO... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Thirteen members of the minority Hazara community were killed during a suspected sectarian attack on their vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Tuesday morning, officials said.Another seven commuters were wounded... read more
ISLAMABAD/ QUETTA (PAN):  Unidentified gunmen torched two trucks carrying supplies for international troops in Afghanistan and killed one of the drivers in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Sunday.The incident took... read more
QUETTA (PAN): More than 170 Afghan citizens have been detained in different areas of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, police said on Saturday.They were arrested in Quetta, Qala Abdullah, Chaman, Gwadar and Mastung districts on the... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Two US nationals were freed hours after being kidnapped in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, on Monday.The US citizens were traveling on the Saryab road when seized by five gunmen, highway police... read more
QUETTA (PAN): A top Al Qaeda leader, Younas al- Moritani, was on Monday arrested in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, which shares border with Afghanistan, the army said.The Inter Services Public Relation (... read more
QUETTA (PAN): One person was killed and six others injured when smugglers (locally called Lagharyan) staged a protest in the Chaman area near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, sources said on Wednesday. Thousands of smugglers from the Chaman area of... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped seven workers of an American charity in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, residents and officials said on Tuesday. Local workers of the American Refugee Committee (ARC) were... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Hundreds of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan have graduated from technical training in several different fields, officials said on Saturday. A school called the Technical Training Center (TTC), based in Baluchistan’s capital... read more
QUETA (PAN): Two NATO supply trucks were torched by unidentified militants in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Tuesday, an official said. The attack took place at 7am in the Wada area on the Quetta-Karachi highways, police... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Forty-four Afghan citizens, detained for having no travel documents, were freed from a jail in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, an official said on Saturday. Most of them from Nangarhar, Laghman and Herat provinces, the... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Five people were killed in a firing incident in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Balochistan province on Wednesday, an official said. Gunmen opened fire at a van, killing five people in Gauharabad area of Quetta City, the... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Gunmen in southwest Pakistan on Wednesday attacked a convoy of trucks carrying supplies for Afghanistan-based international troops, torching two containers, police said. The attackers riding on motorcycles intercepted the convoy in... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Police chief of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province was among more than a dozen people injured in a suicide blast on his residence on Thursday, an official said. One policeman was killed and another 14, including Wazir... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Gunmen attacked a supply convoy for international troops, injured a driver and destroyed one of the trucks on Tuesday in Balochistan province of Pakistan, officials said. The attack took place when the vehicles, traveling to Kandahar,... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Gunmen torched four vehicles carrying logistic supplies for Afghanistan-based NATO-led forces in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, police said on Thursday. The convoy was en route to Afghan southern province of Kandahar... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Pakistani intelligence operatives are involved in most of attacks on convoys taking supplies for US and NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, claim truckers. Logistic supplies to foreign troops in Afghanistan come from Pakistan's port... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Gunmen shot and wounded a former Taliban official in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province, an official said on Thursday. The attack happened late on Wednesday in Rozuddin area of Chaman, when former Taliban official, Mullah Manzor,... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Five policemen were killed and a senior administrator abducted by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Wednesday, an official said. The militants stopped a police vehicle in the Mach area of Bolan... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Unidentified gunmen destroyed two trucks supplying fuel to Afghanistan-based International Security Assistance Force soldiers in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Monday. The early morning attack happened in the... read more
QUETTA(PAN):  Unidentified gunmen torched 20 trucks carrying fuel for the Afghanistan-based NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan p QUETTA(PAN):  Unidentified gunmen torched 20... read more
QUETTA (PAN): The eight-member crew of a Russian cargo plane were killed when the aircraft crashed into a housing complex soon after takeoff on Sunday in Karachi, the financial centre of Pakistan, civil aviation officials said. Another seven people... read more
QUETTA(PAN): Afghans living in Pakistan's Balochistan province complain they are facing problems in getting new registration cards. The Pakistani government along with United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, launched a project on September 20 to... read more
QUETTA (PAN): Diplomats, officials and notable figures gathered to remember Ghazi Abdullah Khan Achakzai, one of the leaders of the Afghan War of Independence of 1839, the first Afghan-Anglo War, in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwestern... read more
QUETTA (PAN): A 13-year-old boy kidnapped a year ago in Afghanistan has been found in Pakistan's southern province of Balochistan, police said on Thursday.The boy was found shackled in a house on Wednesday night in Quetta, the provincial capital,... read more

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