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Pakistan trying to revive old outfit, create new militant groups for fomenting trouble in Kashmir: DGP Dilbagh Singh

Srinagar/UNI: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Thursday said that Pakistan agencies are hatching conspiracies in Karachi to revive old Al-Badr outfit and create new militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir for fomenting trouble.

Karachi Stock Exchange attack a reminder for those supporting Jihad in Pakistan, warns Kashmiri journalist-activist

Srinagar:  Young Kashmiri social activist and journalist  Yana Mir on Tuesday warned that the attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange by terrorists is a grim reminder to all those in Pakistan supporting Jihad.

‘Assalaam Alaikum! We are proud of you': Karachi ATC praises Air India relief flight as it passes Pakistan airspace

New Delhi/IBNS: National carrier Air India, which has been working relentlessly amid coronavirus scare to rescue Indians stranded in different parts of the world, recently, had praise coming from an unexpected quarter, said a media report.

India condemns terror attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IBNS) : India on Friday "strongly condemned" the terrorist attack on the #ChineseConsulate in #Karachi on Friday morning in which two policemen were killed and one security guard was injured.   

Dawood Ibrahim now lives in Pakistan, brother tells police

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IBNS) : Though for long intelligence agencies have been claiming that fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim lives in Pakistan, his brother Iqbal Kaskar has now confirmed it, giving out to investigators the Karachi addresses of India's most wanted man.

Fire breaks out in Karachi factory

Karachi, Sept 20 (IBNS): A fire broke out at a factory in Pakistan's Karachi city on Wednesday, media reports said.

Karachi: Campus Terror

In the morning of September 2, 2017, two terrorists carried out an attack targeting Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader, Khwaja Izharul Hassan, killing two persons, including one of his guards and a child in the vicinity, and injuring another two in the Buffer Zone area of Karachi (Karachi District), the provincial capital of Sindh. Khwaja Hassan, who is also the leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly, survived the assassination attempt unhurt. According to details the assailants clad in Police uniforms and riding on a motorcycle opened fire on Hassan when he was leaving a mosque after offering Eid-ul-Adha [Islamic festival of sacrifice] prayers. Ansar-ul-Shariah Pakistan (ASP) in a Tweet on September 3 claiming responsibility for the attack, alleged that Khawaja Hassan was a "pro-American MQM leader".

Karachi: New Hazards

On August 17, 2017, one Police Qaumi Razakar (PQR), Jamshed Ahmed (42), was killed and another PQR, Gulzar (30), was injured in a firing incident at the Northern Bypass within the jurisdiction of the SITE Superhighway Industrial Police Station in Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Malir Town, Rao Anwar disclosed that the two Razakars were standing at a Police chowki(Post) near the bypass, when motorcycle borne terrorists opened fire on them. This was the third attack on the Police in Karachi by the newly-emerging terrorist formation, Ansar-al-Shariah Pakistan (ASP). The group claimed responsibility for the attack in pamphlets thrown at the crime scene immediately after the attack.

3.6 earthquake hits Karachi

Karachi, Jan 17 (IBNS): An earthquake hit Pakistan's Karachi city on Tuesday, officials said.

Pakistani boat on way to India, Navy, coast guard on high alert

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IBNS) : A high alert has been sounded in several states following intelligence reports about suspicious movement of two Pakistani boats from Karachi to Gujarat and Maharashtra, media reports said.

No decision yet on Modi's Pakistan tour, clarifies MEA

New Delhi, Sept 6 (IBNS): India on Tuesday clarified that no decision has been taken by the government over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Pakistan to attend the SAARC summit later this year.

Karachi: Murky Operations

On April 20, 2016, seven Policemen guarding polio workers were shot dead in two separate target killing incidents in Orangi Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. Ehsanullah Ehsan, the 'spokesman' of the Jama'at-ul-Ahrar (JuA, Group of the Free), a breakaway faction of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), while claiming responsibility for the attack in an email statement sent to Agence France-Presse(AFP) asserted, "We have carried out both attacks on the polio teams in Karachi, this was a part of ongoing attacks on Police and law enforcement agencies."

Karachi: Uncertain Gains

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management On August 10, 2015, Pakistan Rangers in Sindh stated that the first stage of the ongoing 'targeted action' in Karachi, the provincial capital, had been completed. On September 4, 2013, the Federal Cabinet had empowered the Rangers to lead the 'targeted action' with the support of the Police, against criminals involved in the "four heinous crimes of target-killing, kidnapping, extortion and terrorism". The Federal Minister of Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, laying emphasis that this was to be a 'targeted action' or 'exercise', rather than an operation, had announced that a committee headed by the provincial Chief Minister Syed Qim Ali Shah would "manage, administer and control" the action.