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Imran Khan’s convoy ambushed by ‘former PM’s son’

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan's convoy came under attack while on the way to Lahore from Okara, ARY News reported on Sunday. Several bullets hit the vehicle of PTI leader Faisal Javed right behind Imran’s convoy. However, he escaped unhurt as the vehicle was bullet-proof. The PTI has accused former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Moosa Gilani for the assault. “Ali Gilani got the convoy attacked through his security guards. Gilani was boarding Land Cruiser with number plate…

Boy crushed under wheels of Sharif’s convoy laid to rest

GUJRAT: The funeral prayers of 12-year-old kid – who was killed in a hit-and-run incident by one of vehicles in Nawaz Sharif’s convoy – have been offered here in presence of large crowd. Political personalities from various parties also took part in the prayers. Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) worker Tanvir Chaudhry said his party owns the deceased and stands by the bereaved family. One of the vehicles in Nawaz Sharif's ‘homecoming’ rally ran over the boy yesterday, injuring him critically who succumbed to his injuries…

25 killed, Deputy Chairman Senate Haideri injured in Mastung blast

QUETTA: A  bomb blast targeting a convoy of Deputy Chairman Senate Abdul Ghafoor Haideri killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 37 others in Mastung district, around 40 km (25 miles) south of Quetta. The blast went off when convoy of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was passing by a mosque after Friday prayers. He was immediately moved to Combined Military Hospital, Quetta after the blast. Survivors, several covered in blood, were picking up body parts that lay scattered in…

Afghan vice-president escapes unhurt after Taliban ambush convoy

KABUL: Afghan Vice-President Abdul Rashim Dostum escaped unhurt from an ambush by Taliban insurgents as his convoy returned from overseeing fighting at a northern battlefield, Afghan officials said on Monday. In their effort to topple the Western-backed government in Kabul, Taliban fighters have battled their way into the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the capital of the southern province of Helmand, in recent weeks. Sunday's ambush took place during a frontline visit to Faryab province by Dostum, who has recently been spending…