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OPERATION RADD-UL-FASAAD: 15 SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN PUNJAB, SINDH

In operation Raddul Fasaad, security forces have arrested fifteen suspects in Punjab and Sindh provinces.

SINDH

Pakistan Rangers Sindh has arrested eight suspected criminals in various parts of Karachi.

A statement issued by Rangers in Karachi said the accused were involved in target killings, forced closure of shops and arson.

In a separate action, Rangers arrested alleged Lyari gangsters, Muhammad Hanif alias Annu and Zishan Danish.

They were involved in target killings, extortion, kidnapping for ransom, supply of unlicensed weapons and other crimes.

Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from them.

PUNJAB

Punjab Rangers and Counter Terrorism Department have also arrested five terrorists during a search operation in Lahore.

According to an ISPR statement, the arrested terrorists were affiliated with banned organizations Tehrik-e-Taliban Swat and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Govt committed to develop modern infrastructure in Azad Kashmir to promote tourism: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says government is focusing on infrastructure and tourism development in Azad Kashmir which is manifested by two fold increase of federal funding for these sectors.

He was talking to Minister for Information and Tourism of Azad Kashmir Mushtaq Minhas,who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The Prime Minister said that our government aims at making Azad Kashmir the hub of tourism.

With regard to human rights violations in occupied Kashmir, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan has always strongly condemned the use of force on innocent people in held valley.

Source: Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage

Saudi aviation student dies in plane crash in US

Florida, (IINA) – A Saudi flight school student died on Thursday along with his instructor in an airplane crash in Florida.

The student, Mohammed Al-Enezi, 27, was working toward his third pilot’s license in order to become a commercial pilot. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the 1979 Piper PA Seminole 44 Al-Enezi and his instructor were in, had taken off from Brunswick, Georgia and was on its way to Ormond Beach, Florida, when it fell off the radar shortly after 11 p.m. local time, 22 miles away from its final destination.

The plane was located the following day after a 12-hour search in a densely wooded area of the River to Sea Preserve near the Flagler and St. Johns county lines, according to Flagler County law enforcement.

We’ll continue looking at the recovered debris and wreckage, NTSB investigator Joshua Cawthra told the Daytona Beach News Journal. From there, I will draw in on whatever areas we need to focus on to figure out what happened.

Al-Enezi was studying at his own expense and was not under a Saudi government scholarship. The Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington, DC, is working with US authorities to have Al-Enezi’s remains repatriated.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

Israeli committee approves bill prohibiting Jerusalem division in any political settlement

Tel Aviv (IINA) � Israel’s Ministerial Committee on Legislation Affairs on Sunday approved a bill that prohibits the division of Jerusalem city in any future peace deal with the Palestinians.

The bill, which was reportedly unanimously approved by the committee, prohibits any division of Jerusalem with the Palestinians unless at least 80 members of the Israeli parliament � the Knesset � vote in favor of such a move.

For his part, Dr. Hanna Issa, secretary general of the Islamic-Christian Commission for Supporting Jerusalem and Holy Sites, stressed that East Jerusalem is an occupied Palestinian land in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy, particularly the resolutions of 242 (1967), 338 (1973) and 478 (1980). He pointed out that all the measures of the Israeli occupation in East Jerusalem are null and void, and that Israel must withdraw from the city unconditionally.

Issa, a professor of international law, said Israel has no legal right to any part of East Jerusalem, based on the rules of international law.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

RIVER INDUS IN LOW FLOOD LEVEL

According to Flood Control Room at Jinnah Barrage Mianwali, river Indus is at low flood level and downstream water discharge on Friday morning was 261,056 cusecs.

Similarly, upstream water at Chashma Barrage on Friday morning was 252,702 cusecs.

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Source: Radio Pakistan

JHAGRA, QADIR DISCUSS MATTERS PERTAINING TO WELL-BEING OF PEOPLE OF FATA

Minister for SAFRON Abdul Qadir Baloch called on Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in Peshawar on Wednesday.

They discussed matters pertaining to the well-being of the people of FATA.

Earlier, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra visited the residence of SSP Sajid Mohmand who was martyred in a suicide blast occurred in Chaman area of Balochistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan