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Death toll in Lahore suicide bombing rises to 26

2017-07-25 08:19

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 26 people and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, in the eastern city of Lahore

Building in Pakistan collapses, killing at least 2 residents

2017-07-18 12:21

A dilapidated, three-story building in a poorer neighbourhood of the Pakistani port city of Karachi has collapsed as the residents slept, killing at least two people and injuring another eight.

Border attack from Pakistan kills 2 Iranians

2017-07-16 12:00

Two Iranian civilians have been killed in a cross-border attack by Pakistani insurgents, the Revolutionary Guards have said.

McCain-led delegation visits Pakistan for talks

2017-07-03 21:46

A US Senate delegation led by top Republican John McCain has flown over Pakistan's tribal areas after meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

17 more die in Pakistan tanker fire, pushing toll to 190

2017-06-30 09:44

A Pakistani official says the death toll from this week's fuel truck fire reaches 190, after 17 more people have died.

Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

2017-06-26 15:06

Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire the previous day has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.

'Toy' bomb kills six children in Pakistan

2017-06-25 19:01

A bomb resembling a toy has killed at least six children in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials say.

Pakistan issues first transgender passport

2017-06-25 09:30

Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community.

More than 60 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks

2017-06-24 17:04

Multiple blasts and a gun attack killed more than 60 people and wounded at least 170 in three Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan.

Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill dozens

2017-06-23 17:07

At least 26 people were killed and 124 wounded when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shi'ite area of Pakistan's tribal belt.

 

Blast kills 15, injures 20 in Pakistan's Lahore

2017-07-24 14:32

An explosion killed at least 15 people and injured 20 in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Monday, rescue officials said, but it was not immediately clear what caused the blast.

Pakistani soldiers drown in river after Indian attack

2017-07-16 19:37

Pakistan's army says four of its soldiers have drowned in a river in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir after their vehicle was hit by Indian gunfire.

Bomb kills police chief, 2 others in southwest Pakistan

2017-07-10 15:59

A Pakistani spokesperson says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian.

Climbers missing on Killer Mountain presumed dead

2017-07-01 22:11

A spokesperson for the Alpine Club of Pakistan says two mountaineers who went missing while scaling the country's "Killer Mountain" are presumed dead.

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker inferno now 174

2017-06-29 20:29

The death toll from an oil tanker explosion in central Pakistan has risen to 174, including the driver who warned people scooping up spilled fuel to stay away but was ignored.

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WATCH: Over 153 people killed in oil tank explosion in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan on Sunday killing more than 150 people.

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'Bodies everywhere, many just skeletons' after Pakistan oil tanker blast

2017-06-25 12:43

At least 148 people have died and 50 are in a critical condition after an overturned oil tanker burst into flames on a highway in Pakistan.

Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

2017-06-25 07:14

A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames.

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World Focus: Pakistan cricket champions, Mosul independence and US student's death

Central Indian police change charges against 15 arrested Pakistan men, North Korea remains shocked by the death of a US student who was detained for attempted theft, and Mosul independence in under way. Watch.

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Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11

2017-06-23 13:06

A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said.

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