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Rangers arrest three criminals in Karachi

Pakistan Rangers Sindh has arrested three criminals including a member of MQM-London from various areas of Karachi.

According to a spokesman of Rangers, weapons and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

Meanwhile, the spokesman of Rangers further said that Rangers has also conducted a joint operation with Irrigation department and Police against water thieves in Qambar Shahdad-Kot in interior Sindh and removed 13 illegal connections.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Pak Navy rescues 22 people in rescue operation

Pakistan Navy rescued twenty-two people in open sea waters in a rescue operation at Karachi Harbor.

According to a spokesman of Pakistan Navy, the vessel namely Mahmeed Shah Bukhari sank in the sea due to some technical fault.

The spokesman said Pakistan Navy always carries out rescue operations with Pakistan Maritime Security Agency for humanity service.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Meteorological Dept should play its role during flood situation: CM KP

Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dost Muhammad Khan says Meteorological Department should play its due role to protect people from devastation of flood.

Presiding over a meeting of Provincial Disaster Management Authority and Rescue 1122 in Peshawar, he directed the concerned authorities to prepare a summary for buying a helicopter to be used in emergency situation.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Mian Iftikhar vows to work for welfare of masses

Central General Secretary of Awami National Party Mian Iftikhar Hussain says his party will work for the welfare of common people if voted to power.

Addressing a public gathering in various places of district Nowshera on Sunday evening, he said ANP will actively participate in the forth-coming general election.

He strongly condemned the terrorist acts in Peshawar, Bannu and Mastung.

Mian Iftikhar Hussain said caretaker government should play its due role for conducting free, fair and transparent election in the province.

He urged the general public to vote Awami National Party for bringing real change in the province.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Afghan Forces Kill Civilians In Operation

Afghan officials say government forces have killed at least six civilians in a ground and air operation in the eastern province of Nangarhar Province.

Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the operation in Khogyani district on late July 12 also wounded four other civilians.

Ajmal Omar, a member of the provincial council, said on July 13 that the dead were sleeping shopkeepers caught in a crossfire during the army operation.

“A farmer and a security guard were among the dead. A mosque and 21 vehicles were damaged during the bombing,” Khogyani said.

Nangarhar, located along the border with Pakistan, is a stronghold of Islamic State (IS) militants.

The province has been the scene of deadly attacks by IS and Taliban militants and joint Afghan-U.S. operations against the insurgents.

Earlier this week, gunmen attacked an education department office in the provincial capital, Jalalabad, killing 11 people.

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King Salman awards SR10 million to 353 employees of General Auditing Bureau

Riyadh, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has approved an incentive bonus amounting to SR10 million to 353 employees of the General Auditing Bureau, the Saudi press agency SPA reported.

The King awarded them for their professional excellence in carrying out their duties during the fiscal year 1438/1439 AH (2017).

On behalf of the staff of the General Auditing Bureau, its President Dr. Hussam bin Abdulmohsen Al-Anqari extended his thanks to the King for the reward and his continuing encouragement of the Bureau.

Source: International Islamic News Agency