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  • Afghan Taliban take apparent dig at IS over Hazara killings

    KABUL: The Taliban have condemned the killing of 13 minority Hazaras as a plot to "breed fault lines", in an apparent dig at the rival self-styled Islamic State (IS) group making gradual inroads into Afghanistan...

    Gunmen on Saturday shot dead 13 Hazaras after dragging them out of their vehicles in the usually tranquil northern Balkh province, in a rare fatal attack targeting ethnic minorities
  • Resolution in NA for Hazara province soon, says minister

    MANSEHRA/ABBOTTABAD: PML-N will table a resolution in the National Assembly for creation of Hazara province after taking the parliamentary leaders of other political parties into confidence...

    TSH SEEKS SUPPORT: Tehreek-i-Subah Hazara (TSH) chairman Baba Haider Zaman has asked leaders of political parties opposing creation of more provinces to leave their rigid stance and cooperate for empowering people through creation of more...

  • Strike observed in Quetta over Hazara killings

    QUETTA: A shutter-down strike was observed in Quetta on Monday after the previous day’s Hazara killings as shops and business centers at Bacha Khan Chowk, Alamdar Road and Liaquat Bazar remained closed...

    On Sunday, police sources said suspected militants opened fire at two shops near Bacha Khan Chowk, the city's commercial hub, killing five people belonging to the Hazara community...

  • Hazara man killed in attack

    QUETTA: A man belonging to the Hazara community was killed and five others, including two policemen, were injured, apparently in a targeted attack at Kasi Road area here on Tuesday...

    The workers belonged to the Hazara community...

  • Two Hazara men killed at bus stand

    QUETTA: Two Hazara men were killed and another was injured in a gun attack on the booking office of a bus-coach service in Satellite Town area here on Monday...

    According to sources, seven people of the Hazara community went to a private coach company’s office and were about to purchase tickets when four men on motorcycles opened fire on them...

  • Rainstorm alert raised for Malakand, Hazara

    PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority on Monday put the administrations of districts in Malakand and Hazara divisions on high alert forecasting more thundershowers and gusty winds on Tuesday (today)...

    The governor also announced Rs50,000 each for the deceased from Pakistan Baitul Mal funds...

  • Three students held for Hazara varsity violence

    MANSEHRA: The Shinkiari police have arrested three Hazara University students for violence on campus...

    Meanwhile, the Hazara University dispatched a preliminary report of Thursday violence to its chancellor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor, and formed a six-member committee to probe the incident...

  • Five Hazara men gunned down in Quetta

    QUETTA: Five people belonging to the Shia Hazara community, a man and his son among them, were killed when gunmen stormed a teashop in a busy shopping area near Bacha Khan Chowk here on Sunday evening...

    Hundreds of people of the Hazara community rushed to the Civil Hospital after the incident...

  • Strike in Quetta in protest against Hazara killings

    QUETTA: A strike was observed in the city on Monday in response to the call of Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) and Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) to protest against Sunday’s killing of five people belonging to Shia Hazara community...

    The Hazara community held a rally on Alamdar Road which was addressed by their leaders, including Syed Reza Agha, a member of the Balochistan Assembly, Haji Qayyum Chengezi and Tahir Ali Hazara...

  • Tourists face problems as fuel shortage hits Hazara

    MANSEHRA: Tourists visiting the scenic Kaghan valley are cutting their trips short owing to unavailability of petrol and diesel at filling stations in the upper parts of Hazara...

    As a result, almost all petrol pumps in Mansehra and other parts of upper Hazara are closed,” said Taimur Khan, an owner of a petrol pump, while speaking to mediapersons on Saturday...

  • Three Hazara people among four killed in Quetta

    QUETTA: Four people, three of them belonging to the Shia Hazara community, were killed and eight others, two women among them, suffered injuries in three incidents of firing here on Monday...

    People of Hazara community and traders demonstrated outside the office of the inspector general of police and Quetta Press Club to protest against the incidents...

  • 19 of 31 abducted Hazara Shias freed in Afghan prisoner swap: Afghan officials

    Kakar said “these Uzbek militant fighters were detained when they entered Afghan soil from the bordering North Waziristan tribal area of Pakistan...

    Also read: Fearing IS, Afghan Shias seek help from TalibanHazara Muslims are often the target of sectarian violence at the hands of Sunni Muslim extremists in Pakistan, though such attacks have been relatively rare in Afghanistan...

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