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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 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 5:12 AM Outrage over Bahawalpur incident: Condolences, criticism pour on social media

LAHORE: Thousands of messages of sorrow and condolences poured on social media over the tragic incident in Bahawalpur, where at least 148 people were killed and 200 injured when an overturned oil tanker exploded. Many social media users also critised the provincial government over the lack of burn units in the southern part of the province as the news of shifting

June 26, 2017 4:28 AM President Mamnoon, PM Nawaz ask nation to celebrate Eid with simplicity owing to recent tragedies – Daily Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have extended wishes to the nation on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr, besides urging the public to celebrate this Eid with simplicity in wake of recent deadly incident of Ahmad Pur Sharqia and terrorist blasts in Quetta and Parachinar. In his message, the President highlighted that Islamic

June 25, 2017 9:23 PM Eid to be celebrated with simplicity: General Bajwa – Daily Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has decided that the Army would celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with simplicity keeping in view of the unfortunate incident that has happened in Ahmedpur Sharqia and other recent incidents of terrorism in the country. Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DGISPR) Major General 2

June 25, 2017 3:37 PM President lauds China’s efforts for peace, stability

President Mamnoon Hussain Sunday expressed the hope that China’s sincere efforts would bring permanent peace and stability in the region and assured that Pakistan would continue to fully cooperate in this regard. The president was talking to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who called on him, with his delegation at Aiwan-e-Sadr, according to a press 3

June 25, 2017 3:06 PM 142 dead, more than 100 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire

Pakistani rescue workers and paramedics bring a burns victim injured after an oil tanker caught fire following an accident on a highway in central Pakistan to a hospital in Multan on June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Bahawalpur Sunday, killing at least 142 people and injuring scores as crowds scavenging for fuel ignored 4

June 25, 2017 1:30 PM Punjab CM greets Eid-ul-Fitr

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr said that with the consent of Allah Almighty, we had the opportunity to take advantage and benefit from the blessings of the holy month of Ramzan. The Chief Minister said that Eid-ul-Fitr is a special gift and reward of Allah Almighty for Muslims and after 2

June 25, 2017 10:45 AM Eid brings Pakistanis and Indians together in Chicago

CHICAGO: India and Pakistan seem to have developed a bond in the multicultural atmosphere of Chicago, where Eid has come to remind the natives from South-Asia of how much they truly have in common with each other. “There may be difference between India and Pakistan on news but come to Chicago to see how we are so connected and united with each other 4