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    Peshawar Army School Attack 2014

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Petitioner Fazal Khan, father of slain student Umar Khan, made certain pleas, including the order for the inclusion of the provisions...

  • Hashmi says Imran conspired with 'disgruntled elements in the army' during 2014 sit-in

    Former president of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Javed Hashmi and PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday traded barbs after Hashmi on a TV show accused the PTI chief of conspiring against the government during the 2014 sit-in because he had failed to win enough votes in the election...

    In a fiery diatribe against his old party, Hashmi made the allegation that, "Disgruntled elements in the army wanted to make Raheel Sharif...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    The PTI chairman, speaking to journalists outside court, said that there is no comparison between him and Nawaz Sharif, since he was willing to go...

  • Probe into 2014 airport attack hits snags

    KARACHI: Investigation into the June 2014 attack on the Karachi airport has come to a virtual halt, as results of the DNA samples of 10 militants killed in the assault have been awaited for more than five months, officials and sources confirmed to Dawn on Tuesday...

    The investigation into the deadly attack was reopened by the Karachi police in November 2016 after they found that not all the militants were foreigners; some were...

  • KP govt claims it conveyed terror alert to APS before 2014 attack

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and police have informed the Peshawar High Court that after receiving the terror alert from the federal government in Aug 2014 about the possible militant attack on educational institutions run by the military authorities, they had put the managements of all such schools, including that of the Army Public School and College Peshawar, in the picture...

    A total of 144 students and staff...

  • ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

    An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's request to transfer the ongoing 2014 Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case to a civil court...

    In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a major rally in Islamabad against alleged rigging in the 2013 election and the Model Town tragedy, which had seen as many as 14 people killed and 100 others injured when...

  • PTI chief expected to appear before ATC in 2014 PTV attack case

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is expected to appear before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) for a hearing regarding an attack on Pakistan Television (PTV) headquarters in 2014, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a major rally in Islamabad against alleged rigging in the 2013 election and the Model Town tragedy, which had seen as many as 14 people killed...

  • ATC reserves verdict on application seeking acquittal of PM Imran in 2014 PTV attack case

    An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Tuesday reserved its verdict on an application seeking the acquittal of Prime Minister Imran Khan in a case related to the 2014 attacks on Parliament House and Pakistan Television (PTV) during the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) dharna...

    On Aug 31, 2014, PTI and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers marched towards the Parliament House and Prime Minister House and clashed with police deployed at...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • Parents of Army Public School attack victims feel dejected

    PESHAWAR: As the country is set to observe the first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar carnage on Dec 16, the government’s failure to meet their major demands, including the start of a judicial inquiry into the terrorist attack, have deepened the grief of the victims’ parents...

    The militants had assassinated 144 people, including 122 students, and seriously injured 73 others in the Dec 16 attack on the APS...

  • Army major martyred in Peshawar suicide attack

    PESHAWAR: A military officer was martyred and 10 other people, including three soldiers, were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a Frontier Corps vehicle at a busy roundabout of Hayatabad locality in Peshawar, police and rescue workers said...

    Cantonment Circle Peshawar SP Imran Ahmad Malik told Dawn that the officer was on his way to the paramilitary force’s headquarters located at the Balahisar Fort from the FC...

  • Army captain among 29 killed in TTP-claimed attack on PAF camp in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: At least 42 people, including 13 terrorists, were killed as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp at Inqalab road in Peshawar's Badaber area came under attack by Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants early Friday...

    Three PAF technicians were killed in the attack, a PAF spokesperson said, adding that the airmen were deployed at the guardroom when the attack occurred...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was suspended in October in the wake of the biggest crisis in football’s world governing body after misconduct allegations surrounding tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    ”PFF’s audit report for 2014 doesn’t, however, particularly show that surcharge amount from the sale of tickets as sponsorship...

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