Mastung (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Mastung (Pakistan)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 29.799999
Longitude: 66.849998
population: 29,086
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Remote-controlled bomb kills one in Turbat

QUETTA: One person was killed and another two were injured in a roadside blast in Balochistan's troubled Turbat area on Saturday morning, levies said.Muhammad Tariq, a levies official, told Dawn.com that militants targeted the vehicle of Frontier Works ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dockyard raid not conducted by intruders but officers

ISLAMABAD: The mystery surrounding the circumstances leading to the September 6, 2014 Karachi Naval Dockyard attack has taken a new turn with an al-Qaeda spokesman refuting that the assault was carried out by “intruders,” adding that the Pakistani Naval ... [Published The News International - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Balochistan chief minister vows no compromise on Reko Diq project

The chief minister said that the National Party (NP) is the chain of the Kalat State National Party (KSNP) and the National Awami Party (NAP). PHOTO: APPQUETTA:  Just months after he had to save face by taking former Chief Justice of Pakistan’s son off ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Dockyard attackers planned to hijack Navy frigate

KARACHI: While the Navy continues to remain tight-lipped about the attack on its dockyard in West Wharf on Sept 6, having issued a bare-bones statement 48 hours after the incident, further details have been obtained by Dawn that reveal the extent of radicalisation ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

What can wait, what can’t

IN recent weeks, the media focus has remained on the Islamabad protests. On occasion, when the news of the sit-ins is not occupying entire front pages of newspapers and dominating TV bulletins, it is army- issued updates on the Operation Zarb-i-Azb that ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fear and Acid

It was in bottles and it was in syringes. It was flung and it was squirted.The acid that was used in the nearly 10 attacks that took place in Balochistan last week was probably cheaply and easily purchased without invoking any suspicion.It was used without ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Press clubs across Balochistan closed against killing of journalists : September 09, 2014, 3:48 am

QUETTA: The press clubs across Balochistan have been closed on Monday to protest against the law enforcers for their failure to arrest killers of journalist Irshad Mastoi and two of his colleagues. Unidentified gunmen had forced into Mastoi’s office and ... [Published Daily Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

NATO oil tankers attacked in Pakistan

Suspected pro-Taliban militants have attacked three NATO supply vehicles transporting fuel destined for US-led forces in Afghanistan and set one of them on fire in the southwestern province of Balochistan. Amir Hamza, a police official, said a group of ... [Published Press tv - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: NATO, Pakistan, Pro-Taliban
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Two journalists among three shot dead in Quetta

QUETTA - A gunman opened fire on the offices of a domestic private news agency in Quetta on Thursday, killing three people including two journalists, officials said.“A gunman entered the offices of the Online news agency and began firing indiscriminately, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Quetta, Attack, NATO
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan Security Brief - August 28, 2014

PAT leader Tahirul Qadri and PTI leader Imran Khan suspend dialogue with government; Qadri declares August 28 day of revolution if demands not met; Imran Khan; Government accepts most PTI demands, but refuses to accede to demand for Prime Minister’s ... [Published Critical Threats - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan: Shrine bombed in Balochistan's Mastung; woman injured

Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: A woman was wounded early on Tuesday when suspected militants blew up the shrine of a Sufi saint in Balochistan's Mastung district, police said. The shrine located in the main ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan Security Brief - August 5, 2014

Airstrike kills thirty militants, destroys six militant hideouts in North Waziristan; Unknown men fire on Balochistan Constabulary vehicle killing two in Mastung, Balochistan; Rocket attack on Frontier Corps checkpost in Kech district, Balochistan; Interior ... [Published Critical Threats - Aug 05 2014]

Quotes

" Fortunately the faces of the women were saved ; but their feet were injured in the attack."
"In accordance with our Baluch traditions, they were wrapped in big shawls as well as covering their faces. That... saved (them) from severe injuries" said Naz Bibi, mother of two of the victims
"How would the jet fighters know who is living where and who is a militant and who is a civilian in the dark of the night" said Habib Dawar who lives in Mir Ali, one of the main towns in North Waziristan

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Remote-controlled bomb kills one in Turbat [Published DAWN Group - Sep 20 2014]
Dockyard raid not conducted by intruders but of... [Published The News International - Sep 19 2014]
Open season: Saudi royals flock in search of Ho... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Balochistan chief minister vows no compromise o... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
Dockyard attackers planned to hijack Navy frigate [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
What can wait, what can’t [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
UK MPs debate position of Hazaras in Afghanista... [Published Kabul Press - Sep 12 2014]
Fear and Acid [Published DAWN Group - Sep 11 2014]
Balochistan press clubs close in protest [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
Press clubs across Balochistan closed against k... [Published Daily Times - Sep 09 2014]
Two journalists among three shot dead in Quetta [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 29 2014]
NATO oil tankers attacked in Pakistan [Published Press tv - Aug 29 2014]
Pakistan Security Brief - August 28, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Aug 28 2014]
Pakistan: Shrine bombed in Balochistan's Mastun... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
Fight for freedom [Published The Friday Times - Aug 22 2014]
Pakistan Security Brief - August 5, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Aug 05 2014]
Pakistan: Pakistan acid attacks on women cast p... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Acid thrown on two women in Balochistan on seco... [Published PakTribune.com - Jul 23 2014]
Pakistan: "We are the Walking Dead" - Killings ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Extreme Weather - Asia - Pakistan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 18 2014]
5 security personnel killed in Pakistan shootout [Published Turkish Press - Apr 30 2014]
Bomb kills 18 on bus carrying Shiites in Pakistan [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 21 2014]
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Pakistan Security Brief - August 28, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Aug 28 2014]
PAT leader Tahirul Qadri and PTI leader Imran Khan suspend dialogue with government; Qadri declares August 28 day of revolution if demands not met; Imran Khan; Government accepts most PTI demands, but refuses to accede to demand for Prime Minister’s ...
Pakistan: Shrine bombed in Balochistan's Mastun... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: A woman was wounded early on Tuesday when suspected militants blew up the shrine of a Sufi saint in Balochistan's Mastung district, police said. The shrine located in the main ...
Pakistan Security Brief - August 5, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - Aug 05 2014]
Airstrike kills thirty militants, destroys six militant hideouts in North Waziristan; Unknown men fire on Balochistan Constabulary vehicle killing two in Mastung, Balochistan; Rocket attack on Frontier Corps checkpost in Kech district, Balochistan; Interior ...
Pakistan: Pakistan acid attacks on women cast p... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 07/31/2014 02:35 GMT by Maaz KHAN QUETTA, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - A recent spate of acid attacks in a region of Pakistan previously untouched by the crime has sparked an impassioned debate about rising Islamisation ...
Pakistan: "We are the Walking Dead" - Killings ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Pakistan Pakistan: Rampant Killings of Shia by Extremists Disarm, Prosecute Militants, Protect Hazara Community (London) – Pakistan’s government should take all necessary measures to stop Sunni extremist groups ...
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