Karachi

Type: City
Name: Karachi
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 24.860001
Longitude: 67.010002
population: 11,627,380
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - 12 tourists drown in sea view area in Pakistan's Karachi

12 tourists drown in sea view area in Pakistan's KarachiContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ISLAMABAD, July 30 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 tourists who were celebrating Muslims' Eid festival died as they drowned in sea view area in Pakistan's southern port city ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Karachi, Pakistan, Islamabad
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Eight persons drown at sea during Eid festivity

KARACHI, July 30 (APP): At least eight people including two youth drowned while bathing at Clifton beach here on Wednesday. ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Karachi
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Karachi: Four injured as result of explosion in vehicle

Police took all four injured men into custody upon suspicionKARACHI (Dunya News) – At least four people were injured as result of explosion in a vehicle at Nazimabad Dou Number area of Karachi on Wednesday, Dunya News reported.Police took the injured ... [Published Dunya News - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Karachi, Explosion, Custody
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

At least four killed in Karachi violence

The victim's attacker was later arrested and weapons were seized from his possession. Meanwhile, a targeted operation in Karachi's Jamali Goth area by a contingent of Rangers led to the arrest of seven people.The Rangers conducted the targeted operation ... [Published Voice of Russia - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated today

KARACHI: After the official reports of Shawwal moon sighting in different parts of the country, Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated today on Tuesday , Aaj News reported.The formal announcement of the celebration of the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr was made by ... [Published AAJ TV - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

KE rejects PPP criticism; says its the best power utility

KarachiDefending its performance in response to the Pakistan People’s Party’s criticism, the K-Electric said on Monday it had fared far better than other power companies in the country.“Karachi is the only city where all export zones are exempted from ... [Published The News International - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 8 reports

Nation set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated with religious fervor throughout Pakistan today (Tuesday).LAHORE (Dunya News) – Millions of faithful will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today (Tuesday) across Pakistan with religious fervor.Eid congregations will be held in cities, ... [Published Dunya News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

Eldest son of Liaquat Ali Khan passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: The eldest son of Pakistan’s first Prime Minister, Liaquat Ali Khan ‘Ashraf Ali Khan’, passed away in Karachi on Monday morning, Aaj News reported.Ashraf Ali Khan, 77 a cancer patient was admitted into a private hospital for the last five ... [Published AAJ TV - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Security at Karachi Eidgahs tightened

KARACHI  - Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has directed the law enforcers and municipal authorities to take all security measures and administrative arrangements at Eidgahs, prayer congregations and keep an eye on any suspicious activity.The ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

2 alleged robbers killed in Karachi police encounter

KARACHI: Two alleged robbers were killed in a police encounter at a money changer office in Clifton Block 7 on Monday here, Geo News reported.SSP South, Faisal Bashir Memon confirming the incident said that the deceased had come to the money changer office ... [Published The News International - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Karachi, Police, Deceased
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

NATIONAL - Karachi saved from major terror attack as 10 kg bomb defused

KARACHI- Law enforcement agency on late Sunday night foiled a major terror bid by defusing explosive device near Jamshed Quarters area.According to police sources, unknown miscreants planted bomb with bike parked in the area. Passersby spotted the suspicious ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Ban on pillion riding in Karachi paves way for police to get Eidis

KARACHI: With the announcement of ban on pillion riding, Sindh police has made police pickets on all key points, highways and even in streets and started receiving money from bike riders.Sindh Police made police pickets on various key points, intercepts ... [Published Online News Pakistan - Jul 28 2014]

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"There was already a ban on going into the waters and all the victims went into prohibited regions despite restrictions" said the Commissioner
"About 70 to 80 terrorists physically attacked the posts, six terrorists were killed and nine injured due to an effective response by Pakistani troops" a security official said
"The investigations have revealed that Aftab manipulated the credit card data of about 80 people from various states like the Punjab, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand" said a police officer of Unit II of the crime branch
...Raza Jamal, of the National Institute of Child Health in Karachi. "So that has resulted in epidemics of measles, diphtheria, cases of pertussis — which we had stopped seeing for a long time."

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Pakistan Security Brief - July 30, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 19 hours ago]
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Pakistan Security Brief - July 29, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Jul 29 2014]
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