Pakistan

Pakistan teams safe after New Zealand earthquake

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after a powerful earthquake hit New Zealand on Sunday, their manager Wasim Bari confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch on November 17. The epicentre of the quake

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Fight will continue till eradication of terrorists: CM Balochistan

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Chief Minister Balochistan Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Sunday said fight will continue till eradication of terrorists from Pakistan. “They are cruel people, fight against them will continue. We will make all out security measures at Shah Noorani for the visitors,” he said while talking to media after visiting injured victims at

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Pakistan Army team busy in rescue work on directions of COAS

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk) –  Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Raheel Sharif directed Pakistan Army team to do the rescue work at the Shah Noorani shrine. 54 people died and more than 100 were injured in blast on Saturday, after which 100 soldiers, 4 medical teams and 45 ambulances of Pakistan Army reached the shrine to

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Nisar leaves on 3-day official visit to London

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) –  Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Sunday left for London on a three-day official visit. During the visit, the minister would hold meetings with his British counterpart Amber Rudd, Foreign Minister and National Security Adviser Sir Mark Lyall Grant, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of

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President calls for making joint efforts to eliminate corruption

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – President Mamnoon Hussain says the government fully supports the initiatives for creating awareness among the masses about Diabetes and other diseases for a healthy society and nation. He was addressing the participants of a walk held in connection with World Diabetes Day at Awan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Sunday. He said that the

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PM announces Rs 5 lakh for heirs of martyrs of Shah Noorani attack

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has announced financial assistance of five hundred thousand Rupees for each family who were martyred in suicide terrorist attack at Shah Noorani shrine in Hub yesterday. He has also announced two hundred thousand rupees for each injured in the incident. Prime Minister has directed Musaddiq Malik and

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Maximum resources utilized for evacuation, treatment of blast victims: Bajwa

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk) – Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa Sunday said maximum resources had been utilized for evacuation and medical treatment to the victims of the Shah Noorani Shrine blast. He said the rescue and medical teams extended all possible assistance to the victims despite difficult terrain and long

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IS claims Shah Noorani attack

KHUZDAR (NNI) –  The Islamic State (IS) on Sunday claimed responsibility for suicide attack in Shah Noorani’s shrine that left more than 60 people and over 120 wounded near Khuzdar city of Balochistan. The IS said in a statement claimed the attack via Amaq, its affiliated news agency. “35 dead and 95 wounded Shiite visitors

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IG FC confirms Shah Noorani shrine attack was suicide bombing

KHUZDAR (Sarzameen News) –  Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC), Major General Sher Afgan, on Sunday confirmed that Saturday’s attack on Shah Noorani shrine in Balochistan was suicide bombing. Talking to media persons, the FC chief said, “Head of the bomber has been recovered from the scene; however, investigations are underway for identity of the attack.”

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Nisar orders provision of Cessna plane to evacuate shrine blast victims

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) –   Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday strongly condemned the blast at Shah Noorani shrine. The Interior Minister asked for a report of the incident from Inspector General Frontier Corps. The minister ordered the Interior Ministry to provide Cessna plane to FC so that it

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