PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A methane gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing nine miners and injuring four others, a government official said.
The explosion happened in a remote area in Orakzai, a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, said Mohammad Arif, an adviser for the Mines and Minerals Department.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Armed militants on Wednesday ambushed a routine police patrol in northwestern Pakistan, killing all six policemen in the vehicle, while a shootout with gunmen elsewhere in the volatile region killed two soldiers, officials said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants with small arms attacked a convoy of Pakistani security forces near the northwest border with Afghanistan, triggering an intense shootout that killed two soldiers and three insurgents, the military said Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Since he was toppled by parliament five months ago, former Prime Minister Imran Khan has demonstrated his continued popularity with mass rallies across Pakistan, signaling to his rivals that he remains a considerable political force.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces raided a militant hideout in a former Taliban stronghold near the border with Afghanistan Monday, triggering a shootout that killed five soldiers and four insurgents.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bombing on Friday killed two policemen in a former militant stronghold in northwestern Pakistan, police said.
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Bajur, a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that borders Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire on Tuesday on police escorting a team of polio workers in northwestern Pakistan, killing two policemen, authorities said.
None of the polio workers were harmed, said Mohammad Imran, a local police official.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen shot dead four people including two police in northwestern Pakistan in an attack targeting a provincial lawmaker from former Prime Minister Imran Khan's political party, police said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Attackers threw a hand grenade at a roadside police post in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing an officer and wounding four people before fleeing the scene, local officials said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on Pakistani police escorting a team of polio workers Tuesday during a door-to-door inoculation campaign in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, killing two policemen and a polio worker, police said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan defended Friday his decision to call off a planned, opened-ended rally and sit-in this week in the capital, Islamabad, saying he wanted to avoid more violence.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Sunday for his supporters to march peacefully on Islamabad on May 25th, to press for fresh elections.
Khan, who served as prime minister for over three and half years, was ousted in a no-confidence vote in parliament by an alliance of all major political parties.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Security forces killed two local Pakistani Taliban commanders in a shootout Tuesday in a former militant stronghold in the country’s northwest, the military said.
In a statement, it said the militants were killed in North Waziristan, a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that borders Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bombing near a security forces vehicle killed three soldiers and three children in northwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan on Sunday, while gunmen shot dead two minority Sikhs in Peshawar, officials said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants ambushed a Pakistani military convoy in a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban near the Afghan border, triggering an intense shootout in which seven soldiers and four insurgents were killed, the military said Friday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants ambushed Pakistani troops in a former Taliban stronghold in the northwest, triggering an intense shootout in which two officers and two insurgents were killed, the military said Tuesday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants attacked Pakistan's paramilitary security forces in the country's northwest early on Wednesday, triggering a shootout in which at least six troops and three insurgents were killed, the military and police said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani air force plane crashed during a routine training mission in an open area near the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing the pilot and co-pilot, the air force said Tuesday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Militants armed with assault rifles attacked security forces in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border Monday, triggering a shootout that killed two soldiers, three civilians and four insurgents, the army said.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Uncapped 20-year-old wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Haris and allrounder Asif Afridi were named in Pakistan’s limited-overs squad to face Australia this month.
Haris impressed the selectors in the Pakistan Super League when he scored 166 runs for Peshawar Zalmi in five innings at an impressive strike rate of 186.5.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials vowed Saturday to hunt down and arrest the masterminds behind a deadly mosque attack in Pakistan a day earlier claimed by an Islamic State affiliate. The assault killed 63 people and wounded nearly 200.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Islamic State says a lone Afghan suicide bomber struck inside a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar during Friday prayers, killing at least 56 worshippers and wounding 194 people.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan shot and killed a female polio worker as she was returning home Wednesday after taking part in the country's latest anti-polio campaign, police said.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani security forces raided a militant hideout in the country’s northwest, triggering a firefight that killed one militant, the military said Saturday.
The raid took place in the Spinwam area of the North Waziristan tribal district that long served as a safe haven for Islamic militants.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A rejuvenated Islamabad United eliminated Peshawar Zalmi from the Pakistan Super League with a thumping five-wicket victory in the playoff on Thursday.
Englishman Alex Hales, who had withdrawn due to bubble fatigue in the PSL after playing two games in the Lahore-leg, returned to lead Islamabad to 170-5 in 19.3 overs with a 62 off 49 balls.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Peshawar Zalmi beat Lahore Qalanders in the first super over of this Pakistan Super League on Monday.
Thanks to captain Shaheen Shah Afridi blasting 23 off the last regular over, Lahore Qalandars finished at 158-8 to tie Peshawar’s effort of 158-7.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Captain Wahab Riaz became the first bowler to reach 100 wickets in the Pakistan Super League and led Peshawar Zalmi to a 10-run win over injury-hit Islamabad United in a high-scoring thriller on Thursday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Young batsman Will Smeed of Quetta Gladiators fell short of his maiden Twenty20 century for the second time in the Pakistan Super League as Peshawar Zalmi recorded a 24-run win on Tuesday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Shaheen Shah Afridi dealt two early blows and Fakhar Zaman continued his rich run of batting form as Lahore Qalandars inflicted a crushing eight-wicket defeat on Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League on Sunday.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Multan Sultans stretched their winning streak in the Pakistan Super League to six games in a row with a commanding 42-run win over Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday.
Defending champion Multan won all their five games in the Karachi leg of the tournament and put up another scintillating performance in the opening match of the Lahore leg against Peshawar to all but seal a place in the playoffs.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Babar Azam’s first half-century in this Pakistan Super League could not prevent Karachi Kings from losing their fourth consecutive home game as Peshawar Zalmi defeated them by nine runs on Friday.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Lahore Qalandars dropped half a dozen catches but still managed a 29-run win over Peshawar Zalmi in the Pakistan Super League on Wednesday.
Despite scrappy fielding, Lahore restricted Peshawar to 170-9 after Fakhar Zaman (66) and Mohammad Hafeez (37) had lifted Lahore to 199-4.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police widened their manhunt Monday for two unidentified assailants who shot and killed a Christian priest and wounded another the previous day in the country's northwest.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Fakhar Zaman’s first century in cricket's Pakistan Super League propelled Lahore Qalandars to a six-wicket win over Karachi Kings on Sunday, and Islamabad United started its campaign by inflicting a crushing nine-wicket defeat on Peshawar Zalmi.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen killed one Christian priest and wounded another as they were driving home from Sunday Mass in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, police said.
Father William Siraj, 75, was shot multiple times and died instantly in the ambush in the Gulbahar neighborhood, while Father Naeem Patrick was treated briefly in hospital for a gunshot wound to the hand, officer Iqbal Shah said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Experienced Shoaib Malik anchored Peshawar Zalmi to a five-wicket victory over Quetta Gladiators in a high-scoring opening game to the Pakistan Super League for both teams on Friday.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed a Pakistani policeman who was providing security for polio vaccination workers in the northwest on Tuesday, according to police.
The assailants fled the scene, and no one claimed responsibility for the attack in Kohat, local police official Dikdar Khan said.