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June 26, 2017 2:43 PM Anger grows in Parachinar after three sectarian attacks in six months

Shias in Parachinar protested Monday as the death toll from twin blasts three days earlier rose to 72, marking a grisly Eid for the town worst hit by militancy so far in 2017. Officials confirmed that five more injured of Friday’s blasts died in hospital, which pushed the death toll to 72. At least 10 others are said to be in precarious condition 1

June 26, 2017 2:37 PM Death toll from Bahawalpur tanker fire rises to 157

BAHAWALPUR: The death toll due to Bahawalpur oil tanker fire incident has risen to 157 on Monday as the police have registered the case against the driver, owner and manager of the tanker. More than a hundred victims were being treated in different hospital, many of them badly injured due to the incident. According to health sources, 126 were killed 3

June 26, 2017 12:46 PM Army to ensure Bahawalpur inferno victims receive best possible treatment: Gen Qamar

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited on Monday the injured of the Bahawalpur inferno incident at Nishtar Hospital Multan to convey support in their treatment. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar was apprised on the treatment being received by the victims by the hospital staff. A harrowing tragedy struck Punjab

June 26, 2017 11:52 AM Clashes hit held Kashmir on Eid

SRINAGAR: Indian government forces fired tear gas and pellet guns at protesters brandishing Pakistani flags as held Kashmir marked the Muslim festival of Eid on Monday. Authorities detained some pro-separatist political leaders to try to avert trouble on Eid, the day of festivities that marks the end of the Ramazan fasting month. But stone-throwing started 4

June 26, 2017 11:03 AM COAS visits injured of fire tragedy at Multan hospital, lauds efforts of ‘first responders’

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited those injured in the Ahmedpur East fire tragedy at Nishtar Hospital, Multan on Monday where he was briefed on the treatment of the patients, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. COAS Gen Bajwa was briefed on the condition and treatment of the injured by Nishtar

June 26, 2017 10:37 AM Back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace deal talks

This time the rival leaders of the ethnically-divided island will be meeting at the secluded Swiss resort of Crans-Montana. Previous summits were held in Mont Pelerin and Geneva. The talks kick off Wednesday and are due to last at least a week. They will likely determine whether a deal to reunify Cyprus, which is divided into a breakaway Turkish Cypriot 2

June 26, 2017 9:22 AM Indian soldiers clash with suspected rebels at Kashmir school

The government forces in India-held Kashmir were locked in an intense battle on Sunday with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldiers on the eve of Eid, police said. The militants ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper and injuring two others in a hail of bullets, before fleeing into the nearby school

June 26, 2017 8:15 AM Death toll from oil tanker explosion rises to 157, hospitals overwhelmed

Hospitals on Monday struggled to treat scores of severely burned victims of a fuel tanker explosion that killed close to 160 people in Bahawalpur, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif flew back from an overseas trip to visit the injured. Dr Nahid Ahmed at the Nishter Hospital in Multan said the death toll has steadily been rising and reached 157 on Monday 4

June 26, 2017 6:11 AM Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan began Eid in mourning Monday as the death toll in an oil tanker explosion rose to 153, with scores injured after they were caught in a fireball while scooping up spilled fuel. Dozens of relatives were waiting outside hospitals in Bahawalpur, the nearest major city, to claim the bodies of their loved ones as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 6

June 26, 2017 4:54 AM Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan — Alerted by an announcement over a mosque’s loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror. At least 153 men, women and children were killed, with dozens 3