Daily Archives: August 12, 2018

PTI’s Tareen, PML-Q leadership discuss nominee for CM, speaker & Dy speaker Punjab

PTI leader Jahangir Tareen held a meeting with PML-Q leadership, including Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi and Chaudhry Monis Elahi, in Lahore on Sunday.

They discussed nomination for the slot of Chief Minister, Speaker and Deputy Speaker in Punjab provincial assembly.

Matters related to making contacts with newly elected legislators and the parliamentary party meeting on 14th of August was also discussed.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Charsadda: 6 killed in exchange of firing

Six people were killed and two others injured in exchange of firing between two rival groups in Rajar area of district Charsadda this morning (Sunday).

According to police, the incident took place due to personal enmity.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Russia downs drone near Syria air base

Russia has shot down a drone that came close to its air base at Hmeimim in Syria and was launched from the Idlib de-escalation zone controlled.

The drone caused no casualties or damage, and the Hmeimim air base is operating as normal. (Reuters)

Source: Radio Pakistan

Jordan: 4 killed in police raid on house sheltering militants

In Jordan, four people have been killed during a police raid on a house sheltering militants suspected of being behind a bomb attack on a police van.

A government spokesman said that three suspects have also been arrested in the operation. (Reuters)

Source: Radio Pakistan

Power supply suspended to large parts of Karachi

Power supply was suspended to large parts of Karachi city on Sunday morning, due to a major breakdown caused by tripping in high tension line.

According to K-Electric sources, work is underway on emergency basis and electricity has been restored in a number of areas while the issue will soon be resolved in the rest of areas as well.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Four killed in Ziarat firing incident

Four persons have been killed and four others injured in an exchange of fire between two groups over a land dispute in Asghara area of Sinjavi in Ziarat district tonight.

According to Levies sources, the injured have been referred to Quetta for medical treatment where condition of two of the injured is stated to be critical.

Tension still prevails in the area and the district administration has sought FC assistance to overcome the situation.

Source: Radio Pakistan