10kg bomb defused terror bid foiled in Peshawar

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The city police foiling a terror bid timely defused a homemade bomb weighing 10 kilogram on Wednesday here, Geo News reported. Police said that the terrorists had planted a bomb near Shahpur Chowki in the limits of Chamkani police station here. AIG Bomb Disposal Unit, Shafqat Malik said that the 10kg bomb was planted in a pressure cooker which was timely defused on information averting any disaster. View... 

Peshawar 12 die in rainrelated incidents

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Twelve people were killed and 60 others injured in rain-related incidents in Peshawar, Geo News reported. Heavy rain lashed Peshawar and its adjacent areas on Friday. Deputy Commissioner Peshawar has confirmed the death toll and said emergency has been declared in the city’s hospitals due to more rains. Over 30 power feeders tripped due to downpour in the city. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Sikh traders killing sparks protest in Peshawar

Posted by on Aug 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A protest is being held by the Sikh community after they were attacked here on Wednesday. Unidentified armed men opened fire at three shops located in a market in Hastnagri killing a Sikh trader and injuring two others. The Sikh community staged a protest in the city and had placed the body of the deceased trader on GT Road blocking traffic. Members of the community burnt tyres and chanted slogans seeking justice.... 

Peshawar IDPs jirga demands return to NWA cleared areas

Posted by on Aug 02, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The internally displaced persons (IDPs) elders’ jirga here demanded from the government to make arrangements for the return of all those IDPs whose areas in Miranshah and Mirali have thus far been declared clear by the forces, Geo News reported. Sources said a jirga of the elders of Dawar tribes and Mushran of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) was held at Bagh-e-Nara here. Addressing the jirga tribal elders... 

Peshawar Local Ruet Hilal Committee meeting called this evening

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A meeting of the local Ruet Hilal committee has been called at Masjid Qasim Ali Khan on Sunday evening giving rise to the possibility of maintaining the tradition of celebrating two Eids in the city here, Geo News reported. Sources said that Mufti Shahabuddin has called the meeting of the local Ruet Hilal Committee this evening after Iftar, while all the members of the committee have been invited to attend.... 

CNG cylinder blast kills 4 injures 2 in Peshawar

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: At least four persons were killed and two sustained injuries in an explosion at CNG station on Ring Road on Monday morning here, Geo News reported. The four dead were on board a car, which exploded at CNG station located on Ring Road that also wounded the salesman and manager of the CNG station. Sources said that it was cylinder of the car that exploded during CNG gas filling. View full post on www.geo.tv  Read More →

Police recovers bombs from a house in Peshawar

Posted by on Jul 09, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Police found three bombs from a house in Pajgi area of Peshawar on Wednesday and arrested suspected persons, Geo News reported. According to police, the security personnel raided a house owned by a man named Ilyas in Fazal Haq Garhi area of Peshawar. During the search, a remote controlled bomb and two hand grenades were recovered that were defused by the bomb disposal squad. The culprit, Ilyas, had fired gun... 

Registration of NWA IDPs continues in Peshawar

Posted by on Jul 08, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The process of registration of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the North Waziristan Agency (NWA) is continuing in Peshawar where they have been provided with the mobile SIMs in order to receive the relief cash. However, the IDPs are facing difficulties in using the mobile SIMs as they are unaware of its functioning that has added to their misery. The affected families have to wait for hours in... 

3 criminals 15 suspected terrorists held in Peshawar police operation

Posted by on Jul 06, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Eighteen suspected terrorists were arrested during police search operation in Regi area on Sunday morning here, Geo News reported. Sources said that the police arrested three proclaimed offenders and recovered weapons from them during search operation at Regi in the outskirts here. Police said that search operations were conducted in different villages located in Regi area and three proclaimed offenders wanted... 

Several airlines cancel their flights to Peshawar

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Several foreign airlines have cancelled their flights to Bacha Khan International Airport here for security reasons, Geo News reported. Airport sources said that Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Peshawar scheduled to arrive at 2.45 A.M in the night and Emirates flight from Dubai to Peshawar to arrive at 7.00 A.M. in the morning were cancelled. Similarly, Saudi Airlines flight from Riyadh to Peshawar will now... 
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