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  • 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...

    Abdul Sattar was found in the lock-up and released by the bailiff on a personal bond as the police only produced an outdated entry to the daily diary to justify his detention...

  • 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...

  • CJP agitated over police's inaction against PTI leader's vandalism at Kunri police station

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar reprimanded the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mirpur, for not having resolved the untoward incident at Kunri police station in which the police accused PTI activist Zaid Talpur, a feudal lord, of grabbing and thrashing an on-duty Station House Officer (SHO) Tasawwur Jatt...

    Jatt, speaking to local reporters, had alleged that PTI's local leader Zaid Talpur along with Hassan Talpur and...

  • Structure at City Station protected under heritage act being demolished

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Railways is carrying out demolition work at the historical building of the City Railway Station protected under the Sindh Cultural Heritage (Preservation) Act 1994 in violation of the law, Dawn has learnt...

    Responding to Dawn’s queries, Farida Ghaffar, a member of the technical committee that evaluates any request, proposal or suggestion to get permission for carrying out any work on a protected premises,...

  • 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...

  • Attacks on police station in Sinai leaves 13 dead

    EL-ARISH: At least 13 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed on Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt’s northern Sinai, and detonated a roadside bomb against a passing armoured vehicle, officials said...

    In the largest of the day’s attacks, a suspected car bomber detonated his vehicle at the entrance of a large police station in el-Arish, the capital of North...

  • Ten die in attack on Indian police station

    GURDASPUR: Ten people including three civilians were killed on Monday when gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a police station in northern India near the border with Pakistan, sparking a shootout lasting about 11 hours...

    Police said three attackers had been killed in the battle with security forces that began in the early hours of Monday and terrified local residents...

  • Okara seeks new police station

    OKARA: A senior Board of Revenue member has put up a proposal to the chief minister seeking the establishment of a police station in Deepalpur, District Police Officer Muhammad Faisal Rana told a press briefing on Saturday...

    He said Deepalpur sub-division needed a new police station as it was a troubled area...

  • At least 17 dead as suicide bombings hit Damascus police station

    The militant Islamic State (IS) group on Tuesday claimed a bomb attack at a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus a day earlier that killed at least 17 people...

    The Syrian interior ministry said on Monday that the attack involved two suicide bombers, one of whom managed to penetrate the police station and reach the first floor before his explosives detonated...

  • CIA to be made a police station

    ISLAMABAD: The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) will be given the status of a police station and a summary has been sent to the chief commissioner’s office...

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tahir Alam Khan held a press conference at the Police Lines Headquarters on Tuesday and announced the decision...

  • Chinese police shoot man dead at railway station

    SHANGHAI: Chinese police shot dead a man at a railway station in the country’s north-eastern Heilongjiang province on Saturday, saying that he was threatening public security and assaulting police, the official Xinhua news agency reported...

    Public sensitivity to security at China’s railway stations has heightened following a series of incidents including a mass stabbing at a train station last March in the south-western city of...

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