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... 

Saudi Arabian Airlines suspends flights to Peshawar

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Saudi Arabian Airlines became the third international airline to suspend its flights to Peshawar after a Pakistan International Airlines plane was attacked by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Earlier, Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways had suspended their operation to and from Peshawar. An investigation report prepared by the police states that a foreign made M-16 gun was used by TTP terrorists to fire... 

TTP involved in plane attack at Peshawar airport

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The initial investigation report regarding the attack on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at Peshawar airport has revealed the involvement of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Shahid group in the incident, Geo News reported on Friday. According to the contents of the report prepared by the police authorities, foreign made M-16 gun was used by the TTP terrorists to fire on the PIA flight no. PK-756... 

Qatar Airways also suspends operations for Peshawar airport

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Qatar Airways has followed suit after Emirates Airlines decision to suspend its flight operations to and from Bacha Khan Airport, Peshawar. The international airlines began suspending their operations following the incident of fire attack on Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) flight as it landed at Peshawar airport a few days ago. A woman passenger was killed while a flight steward sustained injuries... 

Emirates suspends operations to Peshawar

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Emirates International Airlines has suspended flights to and from Peshawar until further notice. The Airline has taken this decision in light of the attack on a Pakistan International Airlines flight inbound from Riyadh in which a female passenger and steward lost their lives while another steward was injured, on Tuesday night. The aircraft received fire from an as-yet unidentified location as it approached... 

Initial report of Peshawar airport attack prepared

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: The initial report stating the primary findings about the attack on Peshawar’s Bacha Khan International Airport has been prepared, Geo News reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane landed safely after three minutes of firing. The bullets hit the engine no.2 and the same side of the plane. The report also stated that a woman passenger was killed when...