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Tag Archives: QUETTA

389 registered Afghan families repatriated to Afghanistan: UNHCR

KABUL: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has voluntary repatriated 389 registered Afghan families comprising 1,528 individuals to Afghanistan from Pakistan after the winter break, resumed on March 1. According to the UNHCR report issued here on Tuesday, the voluntary repatriation operation had been suspended for the winter period ...

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23 killed after twin coal mine collapses in Pakistan

QUETTA: Twenty-three people were killed and 11 wounded after gas explosions tore through two neighbouring coal mines in southwestern Pakistan, officials said Sunday. Shortly before midday on Saturday, a build-up of methane caused an explosion and tunnel collapse at a mine in Marwaarh, east of Quetta, the capital of the ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Quetta church blast

At least nine people were killed and more than 50 wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Quetta during a service Sunday, just over a week before Christmas, police said. Two women were among the dead at a Methodist church , said provincial Home Secretary Akbar Harifal. Several of the ...

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Waseem knocks out Valdes to retain WBC title

LONDON: Pakistan’s two time WBC silver flyweight champion, Muhammad Waseem knocked out Panama’s Eliecer Valdez to claim his sixth straight win. The WBC world number one boxer has been in Panama since June 29 for the International Challenge fight. The 29-year-old Pakistani who hails from Quetta knocked out his opponent ...

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Attacks in Parachinar and Quetta leave scores dead

QUETTA: Pakistan’s prime minister has ordered security to be tightened across the country after multiple bomb attacks killed at least 54 people and injured more than 120 others. One of Friday’s attacks killed 41 people and injured more than 100 others when two explosions struck a crowded market in Parachinar, a ...

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Shah Noorani shrine closed to visitors

QUETTA/KHUZDAR: Even as army personnel and teams from other organisations and departments completed their rescue operation at the Shah Noorani shrine, which was hit by a devastating suicide attack the previous day, Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri ordered its closure until proper security arrangements were made at the religious ...

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