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Pakistani politician shot dead in Baluchistan province

06 Jul 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan Gunmen on Thursday shot and killed a Pakistani regional political party leader in the city of Quetta, police said, the latest violence in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.

Separate blasts kill 40 in Pakistan: police

23 Jun 2017

QUETTA/PARACHINAR, Pakistan Bombs killed at least 40 people in Pakistan on Friday, with a suicide car bomber killing 13 in the southwestern city of Quetta, and two blasts later claiming at least 27 lives in the northwestern town of Parachinar, officials said.

Pakistan captures Taliban leader blamed for three bombings in restive southwest

24 May 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan has arrested a Taliban militant leader authorities describe as the "mastermind" behind three major attacks in Baluchistan, a spokesman for the government of the restive southwestern province said on Wednesday.

Suspected Pakistani militants gun down three workers on China "Silk Road" project

19 May 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan Suspected militants on Friday gunned down three Pakistani workers building a Chinese-funded "Silk Road" highway in the country's southwest, just days after a similar attack killed 10, officials said.

Ten gunned down near China 'Belt and Road' projects in Pakistan

13 May 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan Ten labourers were gunned down in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday while working on link roads to connect outlying towns to the country's $57-billion Chinese "Belt and Road" initiative, security officials confirmed.

Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy

12 May 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan A bomb exploded next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate on Friday in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan, killing at least 25 people, officials said.

Toll rises to 17 in Pakistan oil tanker fire, many more feared dead

02 Nov 2016

QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistani firefighters were battling on Wednesday to douse a fire still raging more than a day after a series of explosions on a decommissioned oil tanker, with the death toll rising to 17, and more than 20 workers missing, officials said.

Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy, 59 dead

25 Oct 2016

QUETTA, Pakistan Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100. | Video

Two Pakistan coast guard killed in Pakistan's key CPEC port district

23 Oct 2016

QUETTA, Pakistan Two Pakistan Coast Guard officers were gunned down in the southwestern province of Balochistan on Sunday in a district that is key to a Chinese-funded transport and energy project opposed by separatist militants, police said.

Baluchistan train bombings kill at least four

07 Oct 2016

QUETTA, Pakistan Two bombs targeting a train in the restive western Pakistani province of Baluchistan killed at least four people on Friday and wounded 16, officials said.

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