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Government Health Dispensary blown up in Kohlu Mawand

QUETTA: Unidentified persons blew up a government health dispensary in Kohlu Mawand area of Balochistan, on Friday. According to the reports reaching here, unknown armed men blew up a dispensary in Killi Ahmed Nawaz of Kohlu Mawand with explosives. The roof of the dispensary collapsed completely as a result however no casualties were reported in it. Local administration cordoned off the ...

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Two killed in a firing incident in Kalat

KALAT: Unknown armed men opened gunfire and killed two persons in Kalat city on Friday. They were identified as Raheem Bakhsh and his son Sanaullah.  The assailants escaped the scene after the attacks. The bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital Kalat and were later handed over the heirs after completion of medico-legal formalities.  The cause of the killing could not ...

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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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