Gunmen on motorcycles Sunday shot dead eight people including an eight-year-old girl at a faith healer's house in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, police and doctors said.
Blast took place after a football match in port city of Karachi, killing 11 children and wounding 26 others.
An American political consultant has admitted being paid by an intermediary in 1994 arms sales for advising the campaign of French presidential hopeful Edouard Balladur, a French daily reported Saturday.
At least eight people have died while six others have suffered injuries in a terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Karachi. A powerful blast resounded outside the home of the chief of the police department for investigating criminal offences Chaudhary Mohammad Aslam earlier today. According to preliminary reports, the official escaped unharmed.
Interview with Javed Jabbar, the former senator and minister of information and media development under Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Pakistan may impose a curfew in Karachi, one of the largest cities in Asia where extremist groups have been fighting for control in the past 6 months. More than ten people are gunned down each day in the city. The panic in the city has increased after threatening notes were discovered on the corpses on the streets.
At least 12 people have been killed in unrest in the Pakistani city of Karachi in the past 24 hours. Unrest has been prompted by clashes between warring political factions there. Police have so far failed to establish control. Karachi groups have been fighting over the redistribution of spheres of influence for some 2 years now.
The discovery of five more bodies brings to 29 the known deaths in the collapse of a five-storey apartment block in a poor neighbourhood of the southern Pakistani city of Karachi back on Thursday morning. For lack of an organized emergency service, soldiers and volunteers are sifting through the rubble. The owners of the building are under arrest.
Eight people were killed and dozens of cars were set on fire in Karachi last night in a fresh outbreak of ethnic riots in Pakistan’s largest city.