The Iranian authorities have arrested 100 Pakistanis near Taftan for illegally crossing the border whereas one individual has been killed while trying to escape arrest. According to Iranian officials the border force arrested these Pakistanis while they were attempting to enter Iran without valid documents. The arrested individuals were the illegal immigrants seeking entry into Europe through Iran-Turkey route.
QUETTA, 17 October: A computer laboratory has been inaugurated in Quetta District Jail with the cooperation of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). Forty-five prisoners...
Different awareness programmes have been arranged in Balochistan, including Quetta, in connection with the World AIDS Day. The provincial AIDS control programme officials told TNN that this day is being observed in memory of the people who died due to this deadly disease and to create awareness among the people to prevent spread of this disease.
Police in Balochistan have arrested 53 people trying to illegally cross the Pak-Iran border in Taftan area.
The security forces on Friday claimed killing three terrorists in Kalat district of Balochistan. The Frontier Constabulary (FC) spokesman said the security forces conducted a search operation in Samalu and Parwad areas of Kalat after receiving information about presence of members of banned outfits in the area. Over a hundred security personnel took part in the operation and killed three terrorists in exchange of fire.
The Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel in Balochistan have arrested 61 people who were trying to illegally cross the Iran border in a bid to reach to European countries. An FC official told TNN that the arrested people belong to different parts of the country and they were planning to cross the Iran border illegally and then reach Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Italy and other European countries.
Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has been elected as Chief Minister Baluchistan while Raheela Hameed Khan has been elected as the first woman speaker of the provincial assembly.
Balochistan Assembly Secretary Muhammad Azam has been suspended over charges of misuse of powers. According to a statement of the Balochistan Assembly Secretariat, Muhammad Azam was involved in recruiting three employees without merit.
As many as six persons including four security personnel were injured in a suicide bomb blast near a military cantonment in Zhob district on Friday afternoon, security sources said.
Commissioner Afghan Refugees Commissionerate in Quetta Brigadier (Retd) Masood Ahmed has said the registration of illegally residing Afghan refugees will complete within eight months.
At least eight tourists lost their lives and eight others are missing as flash flood hit Harnai district of Balochistan after heavy rain on Saturday. Levies officials said a large number of tourists were present at Tarsai Tangi picnic point when heavy rain for several hours caused flash flood which swept away six vehicles.
At least 18 people died and many missing as a coal mine collapsed in Marwar area of Quetta on Saturday.