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Meditating Buddhist monk killed by leopard attack in India

A Buddhist monk has been killed by a leopard while meditating in a protected forest for the big cats, the fifth such attack in the area this month, Indian police said Thursday. Rahul Walke Bodhi was seated beneath a tree in Ramdegi forest in western India for morning prayers on Tuesday when the leopard pounced. The 35-year-old monk was fatally injured, police in Maharashtra state said. Two other devotees meditating with him at the time escaped unscathed to alert police, who started a search for his body. "His…

Sattar calls for investigation into attack over MQM-P’s gathering

KARACHI: Former convener of Muttahida Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) Farooq Sattar has termed cracker attack over MQM-P’s Milad gathering , an open act of terrorism, ARY News reported. Talking to the journalists after inquiring about health of the victims of the blast, that took place in area of Gulistan-e-Johar,  in private hospital, Sattar said that the incident is very concerning and troublesome. He demanded of the Law enforcing agencies (LEAs) to investigate into the matter. Cracker attack over MQM-P’s milad…

Attack over MQM’s gathering is an attempt to disturb law, order: Wahab

KARACHI: Adviser to chief minister Sindh on Information and Law, Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said attack over Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P)  Mehfil-e-Milad is an attempt to disturb Karachi's  law and order, ARY News reported on Sunday. At least eight people were injured in a blast which occurred in Karachi's Gulistan-i-Jauhar area late on Saturday night, who were rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for medical treatment. Condemning the attack, Mr Wahab said Sindh government will not allow…

CTD in-charge says RAW behind attack on Chinese consulate

KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) In-Charge Raja Umar Khattab on Saturday said Indian intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), was behind the attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi, ARY News reported. "Such an attack could not be executed without reconnaissance. The terrorists had ample knowledge of the consulate. Investigation is underway to find out from where they arrived," he said while talking to media.  Umar Khattab said presence of commander of the proscribed Balochistan…

Sindh IGP recommends Tamgha-i-Shujaat for two martyred policemen  

KARACHI: In recognition of their valour and bravery they demonstrated in foiling terrorist attack on the Chinese Consulate, the Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Syed Kaleem Imam recommended Tamgha-i-Shujaat for the two martyred police officials. According to the details, the Sindh IG directed AIG Welfare Sindh to ensure all the perks and benefits to the families of the martyrs on emergency bases. He ordered the concerned officials to complete all the legal requirement in this regard immediately and put the case in…

CM Murad meets Chinese consul general after consulate attack

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Friday met the Chinese consul general soon after the attack over consulate in Karachi was foiled by the law enforcing agencies. As per details, the meeting that took place shortly after three gunmen attempt to storm into the Chinese consulate in Clifton Block 4, an area of the metropolis, was attended by Inspector General (IG) Sindh, additional IG Karachi and director general Rangers. The participants of the meeting were briefed about the attack and the response from law…

Condemnations pour in following attack over Chinese Consulate

KARACHI: Condemnations pour-in across the country on Friday following an attack over Chinese Consulate in Karachi, earlier today, ARY News reported. Reacting over the attack at the Chinese Consulate, the Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, while talking to the journalists outside the Parliament house, strongly condemned the attack over Chinese consulate and termed it as a "cowardly" act by the "evil forces." "The act aimed to disturb 'friendly' relations between both the country", he continued. He said all staff…

Security forces repulse attack from across Afghan border in Bajaur

BAJAUR: In Bajaur, security forces have repulsed a terrorist attack on Wednesday from across the Afghan border killing a senior commander of terrorists. Security officials said that the terrorist commander was identified as Altaf alias Rockety, Radio Pakistan reported. The officials said the security forces suffered no loss in the attack. In June the following year, six terrorists were killed while five servicemen suffered injuries during skirmishes along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Read More: 6 terrorists…

State minister condemns attack on IG Frontier Corps in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Bukhari on Thursday condemned the attack on Inspector General of Frontier Corps (IGFC) South Balochsitan, saying that such cowardly attack could not weaken moral of personnel of law enforcement agencies. They paid rich tribute to security forces including Pakistan Army, FC, police and other law enforcement agencies over their numerous sacrifices, saying that law enforcement agencies were…

Two security personnel martyred, three injured in Quetta ambush

QUETTA: Two security personnel were martyred, while three other sustained wounds as their convoy was attacked on Thursday in Washuk region in Balochistan. According to reports, the convoy was ambushed in Washuk district of Balochistan, when it was on the way to Khuzdar. It was also learnt that the vehicle of IG FC South, Major General Saeed Ahmed was also moving in the motorcade of the security officials. Earlier today, a policeman was targeted in Nawa Kali area of Quetta in indiscriminate firing of unidentified…