• bombing in volatile southwest pakistan kills 10

    Bombing in volatile southwest Pakistan kills 10

    World | March 14, 2014 18:02 IST

    Quetta: A doctor at a hospital in southwestern Pakistan says 10 people were killed when a bomb went off near a passenger bus in the city of Quetta.Ali Mardan says the bodies were brought to

  • 5.1 magnitude quake hits southwest pakistan

    5.1 magnitude quake hits southwest Pakistan

    World | October 12, 2013 18:13 IST

    Karachi: A 5.1-magnitude earthquake today hit southwest Pakistan and tremors were felt in some areas that were devastated by a deadly temblor last month.  The epicentre of the quake was 72 km southwest of Khuzdar

  • shias in quetta refuse to bury victims demand army control

    Shias in Quetta refuse to bury victims; demand Army control

    World | January 13, 2013 7:30 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 13: As a protest by Hazara Shias at Quetta in southwest Pakistan entered its second day yesterday, leaders of the vulnerable community said they would not bury over 80 victims of bomb attacks

  • gunmen kill govt official 2 policemen in southwest pakistan

    Gunmen kill govt official, 2 policemen in southwest Pakistan

    World | December 17, 2012 13:35 IST

    Islamabad, Dec 17: A senior government official and two policemen were killed in two separate shootings at Quetta city in southwest Pakistan today, officials said.  Khadim Hussain, Deputy Director of the Public Relations Department, was

  • 5 killed 18 injured in blast at railway station in

    5 killed, 18 injured in blast at railway station in Balochistan

    World | June 28, 2012 9:33 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 28: At least five persons were killed and 18 others injurd when a powerful bomb went off at a railway station in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan today, officials said.The bomb,

  • temple committee chairman kidnapped in pakistan

    Temple Committee Chairman Kidnapped In Pakistan

    World | April 09, 2012 15:56 IST

    Islamabad, Apr 9: The chairman of the committee that manages the famous Hinglaj Mata temple in Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan has been kidnapped just two days before the beginning of the shrine's annual pilgrimage,

  • suspected militants kill 7 in pak s balochistan province

    Suspected Militants Kill 7 In Pak's Balochistan Province

    World | March 29, 2012 13:57 IST

    Islamabad, Mar 29: Suspected militants today shot dead five members of the minority Shia community and two employees of a UN agency in two separate attacks in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan.  Suspected

  • militants kill 14 paramilitary troopers in pakistan

    Militants Kill 14 Paramilitary Troopers In Pakistan

    World | February 01, 2012 14:22 IST

    Islamabad, Feb 1: At least 14 paramilitary troopers were killed in a militant attack on a security post in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan, official sources said today.The sources in the Frontier Corps

  • 14 paramilitary troopers killed in ambush in balochistan

    14 Paramilitary Troopers Killed In Ambush In Balochistan

    World | January 12, 2012 13:03 IST

    Islamabad, Jan 12 : Fourteen paramilitary troopers were killed in an ambush by militants in Balochistan, one of the deadliest attacks in the restive province of southwest Pakistan in recent months.The banned Baloch Liberation Front

  • 13 killed in attack on shia muslims in pak

    13 Killed In Attack On Shia Muslims In Pak

    World | October 04, 2011 21:21 IST

    Islamabad, Oct 4: In yet another attack targeting Shia Muslims in Pakistan, militants belonging to outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group today stormed a bus carrying members from the minority community, gunning down at least 13 of them