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... 

Gunmen kill senior police officer in Peshawar

Posted by on May 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Armed men on Wednesday gunned down a senior counter-terrorism policeman as he was taking his daughter to school in Peshawar. Police said, Bahadur Khan, Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Department of Counter Terrorism, was shot Wednesday morning and died of the spot. According to police, unknown gunmen on motorcycle opened fire at DSP Bahadur when he was on his way to drop his daughter off at school. Later,... 

Cop among three shot dead in Peshawar

Posted by on May 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Three people including a woman and a policeman were shot dead in different areas of the city on Thursday. According to police, unknown motorcyclists shot dead a constable in Syed Hassan Pir area of the city while in another attack gunmen opened fire on Phandoo road, killing two people including a woman and injuring another. Identities of the deceased were yet to be known. Police are investigating the incidents. ... 

Passenger vehicle crashes into shop in Peshawar five killed

Posted by on May 04, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: A passenger vehicle crashed into a shop here on Monday. Rescue officials said the crash led to the roof of the shop collapsing resulting in the death of five people. Our correspondent says the driver of the vehicle lost control which led to the crash. View full post on  Read More →


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