Pakistan News

    Drigh Road Station Karachi Airport

  • Police station raided in Karachi

    KARACHI: A bailiff on a court order raided on Friday the Kharadar police station and recovered a man apparently kept there in illegal confinement...

    The bailiff also directed the station house officer and the duty officer as well as the applicant side to appear in the additional district and sessions court (south) on Saturday...

  • IED attack on police station in Karachi damages wall, nearby mosque

    KARACHI: Unknown miscreants riding a motorcycle attacked the Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station with an improvised explosive device (IED) Thursday night, triggering fear and panic among residents...

    The explosion, which significantly damaged walls of the police station and a nearby mosque, did not cause any injuries or casulaties, said Gulshan SHO Safdar Mashwani...

  • Two trains collide at station in Karachi; 20 killed

    KARACHI: At least 20 people were killed and 65 others injured when the speeding Zakaria Express slammed into Fareed Express at the Landhi Station here on Thursday morning...

    According to eyewitnesses, Fareed Express was waiting at the station before it could move on to its last stop when Zakaria Express hit it from behind...

  • A year on: Are we prepared for another Karachi Airport attack?

    It has been one year since the Jinnah International Airport (JIA) of Karachi came under a deadly attack by militants on the night of 8th June, 2014...

    The horrific event tarnished the image of one of the largest cities in the world and in the aftermath of the terrorist attack, some international airlines decided to wrap up their operations in Karachi — crippling the already declining air traffic at the airport...

  • 'Militant' wanted for Karachi airport attack, SP Aslam murder killed in Sukkur shootout

    A 'highly wanted militant' suspected of involvement in several incidents of terrorism including the 2014 Karachi airport attack, the Mehran base attack and the murder of Superintendent Police Chaudhry Aslam was killed in a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) 'encounter' in Sukkur on Sunday night, police said...

    AIG Abbasi said the encounter took place in Sukkur on leads provided by four militants recently arrested by the CTD in...

  • Karachi airport attack suspects acquitted in shootout case

    KARACHI: A sessions court on Wednesday acquitted three airport attack suspects in a case pertaining to a shootout with police near Saddar...

    A case was registered under Sections 353 (criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 324 (attempted murder) and 34 (common intention) of Pakistan Penal Code at the CID Civil Lines police station...

  • 27kg heroin recovered from PIA aircraft at Karachi airport

    KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maintenance crew on Wednesday discovered 27 kilograms of heroin on board a PIA aircraft...

    The heroin was concealed in lavatory panels, and was discovered while routine maintenance was being carried out at the PIA hangar at Karachi’s international airport...

  • ‘Airport-like terrorism plot foiled’, 11 suspects held in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled a “major terrorism plan” in Karachi after they arrested nearly a dozen suspected militants associated with the Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) following an encounter that left a policeman wounded...

    They were planning a “deadly assault” like the June 2014 airport attack to occupy “key and sensitive government buildings”, officials said...

  • 105 phones recovered from passenger at Karachi airport

    KARACHI: Customs authorities at Jinnah International Airport caught a passenger on a flight from Dubai to Karachi with 105 cell phones concealed on his body in an apparent attempt to transport them illegally...

    Muhammad Ali Shah who was travelling to Karachi on flight EK-600 had strapped 105 cell phones on his body to hide them, Customs Chief Media Officer Syed Muhammad Irfan Ali said...

  • A leaf from history: The botched Pan Am plane hijacking at Karachi airport

    On the calm, humid early morning of Sept 6, 1986, a division of Pakistani commandoes stormed a hijacked Pan Am aircraft at the Karachi airport...

    The aircraft was a regular Pan American World Airways 747-121, which had left India’s Sahar airport near Mumbai a day earlier for an onwards journey to Frankfurt, Germany and was to culminate at the John F...

  • Small aircraft crashes at Karachi airport

    KARACHI: A small chartered aircraft with 21 people on board crashed from a height of about 25 feet seconds after taking off from the Jinnah Inter­national Airport on Friday mor­ning, leading to the closure of runway for more than five hours...

  • More
Back to top