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Gul Yousafzai

Five security personnel killed in Pakistan attacks near Afghanistan

Nov 13 2021

PESHAWAR/QUETTA At least five security personnel – three soldiers and two policemen - were killed and six civilians were injured in three separate attacks in Pakistan’s restive western region bordering Afghanistan, security forces said on Saturday.

Two policemen killed, six injured in Pakistan attacks near Afghanistan

Nov 13 2021

PESHAWAR/QUETTA Two policemen were killed and six injured, including a young girl, in attacks in northern Pakistan near Afghanistan on Saturday as local Taliban militants agreed a month's ceasefire after talks with the government, police said.

Three soldiers killed in suicide attack in southwest Pakistan

Sep 05 2021

QUETTA At least three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in the southwest on Sunday, officials said, part of a spike in attacks on security forces in recent weeks as neighbouring Afghanistan fell to the Taliban.

Three soldiers killed in suicide attack in southwest Pakistan

Sep 05 2021

QUETTA, Sept 5 At least three paramilitary soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide attack in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, officials said, as the South Asian nation sees a spike in attacks on security forces over the last month.

Two killed in suicide bombing targeting Chinese nationals in Pakistan

Aug 20 2021

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) -A suicide bombing targeting a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals in southwestern Pakistan killed two children and wounded three on Friday, police said.

Pakistani forces clash with Afghan protesters at border crossing shut by Taliban

Aug 12 2021

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistani forces clashed on Thursday with hundreds of Afghans stranded on Pakistan's side of a commercially vital border crossing with Afghanistan after its closure by Taliban insurgents, Pakistani security officials said.

Taliban close border crossing with Pakistan, call for visa-free travel for Afghans

Aug 06 2021

KABUL/QUETTA The Taliban closed a key border crossing with Pakistan on Friday, saying no one would be allowed through until Islamabad dropped or relaxed its visa requirements for Afghans.

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing held by Taliban

Jul 26 2021

QUETTA/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) -Pakistan on Monday reopened a major southwestern border crossing with Afghanistan that is currently under Taliban control on the Afghan side, Pakistani customs officials said, allowing over 100 trucks carrying goods to cross into Afghanistan.

Two soldiers killed, three wounded in blast in southwest Pakistan

Jul 15 2021

QUETTA, Pakistan Two Pakistani military officials were killed and three wounded when a bomb blew up their vehicle in an area of southwestern Pakistan where separatist insurgents operate, officials said on Thursday.

Pakistan's military says five soldiers killed by suspected militants

Jun 25 2021

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan's military said on Friday that suspected militants had ambushed and shot dead five soldiers in the province of Balochistan, where insurgent have stepped up attacks this year.

World News

WHO chief scientist urges people not to panic over Omicron

The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist told the Reuters Next conference on Friday that people should not panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if vaccines would need to be reworked.