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Seven laborers burnt as Gadani ship-breaking yard catches fire

HUB: A horrible incident of fire inside a ship of Gadani ship-breaking yard charred seven laborers on Sunday. According to details, a non-functional ship parked at Gadani ship-breaking yard caught fire abruptly as a result of which seven laborers working inside were burnt, the condition of three is said to be critical. According to police, the incident took place while cutting of an oil tanker inside the ship. The injured are being taken to Karachi for medical facilities, the police informed ARY News. The fire…

2 dead as boat capsizes near Sonmiani

HUB: A boat said to be carrying over 15 fishermen capsized near Sonmiani area in the territorial waters of Balochistan on Wednesday, killing at least two people.  According to the fisheries department, the boat sank due to rough waters near Sonmiani area of Lasbela district. Two dead bodies were retrieved from the sea while five of the fishermen on board managed to swim to safety. Meanwhile, Pakistan Navy rescued 12 of the drowned fishermen and gave them first aid and food.

35 people injured in Hub road accident

HUB: At least 35 people were injured when a passenger coach overturned in Hub tehsil of Balochistan’s Lasbela district on Friday morning, ARY News reported. According to the details, the coach, which was travelling from Quetta to Karachi, skidded near Bella area owing to overspeed. As a result, at least 35 people travelling in the bus, got injured. Following the accident, rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital for medical attention. Rescue sources say, five of the injured are in…

Suicide bomber blows himself near Rangers checkpost in Hub

KARACHI: A suicide bomber blew himself on Saturday after an attempted attack on a checkpost of the Pakistan Rangers near Hub in Balochistan, ARY News reported. The incident occurred near the town of Hub bordering the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan. A checkpost of the Pakistan Rangers was reportedly fired by an unknown suspect. The paramilitary retailed and fired at the suspect after which he blew himself. As a result, one Rangers officer was injured in the incident. An initial report by the Rangers said that…