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Two dead bodies recovered in Pishin

QUETTA:  local administration in Pishin recovered two dead bodies in Pishin on Friday. According to the reports, local administration in Pishin recovered two dead bodies from Yaro area of district Pishin. The local administration shifted the bodies to the Sandeman Hospital Quetta which were kept for identification in mortuary of the hospital. By Staff Reporter Published in The Balochistan Point ...

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Armed men kill five FC personnel in Balochistan

QUETTA: Unknown armed attacked security check-post in Tehsil Duki of Balcohistan, leaving as many as 5 FC personnel dead and 1 injured, on mid  Wednesday-Thursday night. According to the details, unknown armed men attacked FC check-post with sophisticated weapons at Nawab Coal Mines in Tehsil Duki of Loralai district. As a result, 5 personnel of FC were killed and 1 sustained ...

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A dead body recovered from Quetta,

QUETTA: A dead body of an unknown person was recovered from Quetta, on Tuesday. According to the details, acting on a tip-off, the Brewery Police found a dead body in Killi Tirkha, a suburb of the provincial capital. Police shifted the body to the Hospital According to the hospital sources the body was strangulated to death  had  sings of torture. The ...

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QUETTA: Unknown persons hurl a hand grenade on a tailor shop

QUETTA: Unknown persons hurled a hand grenade on a tailor shop at Arif road area of Gawalmndi on Tuesday night.   “Unknown persons riding on motorbike hurled a hand grenade on ladies tailor shop at Arif road and fled,”No casualty was reported in the attack but the shop was partially damaged and glasses were scattered,” said Station House Officer (SHO) Ahmed Ali  Police ...

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Pakistan’s Boko Haram: Learning English Is Dangerous

By Anna Mahjar-Barducci Every country in the Islamic world has its own Boko Haram.  As in Nigeria, where Boko Haram stands for “Western education is forbidden”, extremists in Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest province, are saying “no” to education.  Last May, the little-known armed group Tanzeem-ul-Islam-ul-Furqan (TIF) had warned all private schools imparting co-education and Western education toimmediately shut down in the Panjgur district.  The movement ...

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Boko Haram beyond Nigeria: Girls’ education under threat

By Bina Shah The terrible kidnapping of the 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram, a Nigerian armed group, has evoked disgust and condemnation from people all over the world. The incident happened more than a month and a half ago, yet nothing has happened to help these girls except for a Twitter hashtag campaign and the reported arrival of a British ...

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Bus overturned near Nushki,6 killed 36 injured

QUETTA: As many as 6 people were killed and 36 others injured when a bus en route from Quetta to Kharan overturned near Nushki, on Sunday. According to the reports, the driver lost the control of the bus near Nushki at an area called Sultan Charhai. As a result, the bus overturned and left six people dead and 36 others injured. ...

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2 killed, 4 injured in Sherani district

Quetta: Two persons were killed and four others were injured in a deadly clash between two groups in Sherani district of Balochistan on Sunday. According to the reports, the dispute rose between the two groups over cattle stealth which spiraled into armed clash between them. Talking to media, DC Sherani Saeed Ahmed Umrani confirmed that 1 person from each group was ...

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QUETTA: Two Killed in Killi Kamalu at Sariab

QUETTA: Unknown armed men killed two in Killi Kamalu at Sariab, a suburb of the provincial capital on Sunday. According to the details, unknown armed men opened gunfire in Killi Kamalu at Sariab, a suburb of the provincial capital which left two persons dead on the spot. Police rushed to the site shortly after the incident and shifted the bodies ...

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Personnel of Balochistan constabulary (BC) gunned down in Kuchlak

Quetta:  Personnel of Balochistan constabulary (BC) was gunned down in Kuchlak, a precinct of the provincial capital on Sunday. According to the reports, unknown armed men, ridding on two-wheelers, opened fire on Chaman Highway which left BC personnel Muhammad Ashraf badly injured. He was shifted to the hospital soon after the incident where he succumbed to his injuries. The dead ...

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