Three cops killed six injured in Peshawar

Posted by on Sep 02, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: At least three policemen were killed and six others injured during a search operation in Armarh area of the provincial capital on Wednesday. The police said the officers came under attack from unknown gunmen holed up in a house. The injured were taken to the Lady Reading Hospital. The police further said that a search operation was ongoing in the area to arrest the remaining attackers. They said the police suffered... 

14 Afghan nationals among 131 suspects held in Peshawar

Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Police claimed to have arrested 131 suspects including 14 Afghan nationals during a search operation in the outskirt of Peshawar. Police claimed that three proclaimed offenders in murder and dacoity cases were also among those arrested in the operation. Lady police and Quick Response Force also assisted the local police for door-to-door search operation in Pahari Pura. View full post on  Read More →

Terrorist behind attack on police post arrested in Peshawar

Posted by on Aug 07, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Police in Peshawar say they have captured a terrorist involved in an attack on a security check-post which killed two police personnel in 2009. Officials of the Special Police Unit claimed the alleged terrorist Mohammad Kareem belonged to a banned outfit and had a bounty of Rs 0.5 million fixed on his head. The officials claimed the suspect was involved in a terrorist attack on a police check-post in 2009 in... 

Patient dies in Peshawar from Congo virus

Posted by on Aug 01, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A patient died at the Hayatabad Medical Complex here on Saturday from the Congo virus. There are three patients being treated at the hospital from the virus. According to hospital administration three patients suffering from the Congo virus were brought to the Hayatabad Medical Complex on Friday night. A 16-year-old patient from Afghanistan died as a result of the virus in the hospital on Saturday. A female... 

Four women killed in Peshawar firing

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Four women were killed and another injured in firing in Hussania Hasht Nagri area of Peshawar on Saturday evening. Police said neighbours opened fire at each other after exchange of harsh words as a result five women sustained injuries. The injured ladies were shifted to Lady Readying Hospital where three of them died of wounds. Later, the fourth woman also succumbed to injuries. The deceased and injured women... 

Italy arrests Pakistani accused of 2009 Peshawar bombing

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ROME: A Pakistani suspected of involvement in the Peshawar market bombing — one of the country’s bloodiest attacks — has been arrested in Rome, Italian police said on Friday. The man, who has been living in Italy, is accused of taking part in the attack in 2009 in which 134 died, including many women and children. He was held at Rome’s Fiumicino airport after stepping off a flight from Pakistan. Anti-terrorist... 

Peshawar Police seize arms cache bound for Punjab

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Acting on tip-off, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police recovered a cache of arms being transported to Punjab on Tuesday. According to the police, they seized 8 automatic assault rifles, 3 pump-action repeaters and 17,000 rounds of ammunition from the Islamabad registered vehicle. The driver of the vehicle has been arrested and interrogation is underway, according to SSP Rural Shakir Bangash. View full post on  Read More →

Two policemen killed in suicide blast in Peshawar

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: At least two policemen were killed and four other people injured Thursday morning when a suicide bomber targeted the convoy of a senior Frontier Reserve Police (FRP) officer in Hayatabad area of Peshawar. The blast targeted the convoy of the Deputy Commandant of the Frontier Reserve Police Malik Tariq, who was injured in the attack. “The bomber was on a motorcycle and he rammed it into the vehicle of... 

Rigging mostly witnessed at women polling stations in Peshawar

Posted by on May 30, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Most of the incidents of rigging were witnessed at the women polling stations during Local Government polls in Peshawar. According to reports, more than 30 people including women were injured in firing and violent incidents in the Peshawar city. The polling started peacefully at 8 am in the morning. However, as the polling progressed, instances of rigging started to take place and kept recurring during the allotted... 

100 including foreigners arrested in Peshawar search operations

Posted by on May 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Security forces and law enforcement personnel carried out search operations in different parts of Peshawar on Sunday, arresting at least 100 suspects including foreign nationals. Police said that they have also busted a three-member gang of dacoits operating in the city. The joint-operation was carried out in the jurisdictions of Cantonment circle’s West and East police stations as well as Pishta Khara... 


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