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  • Floodwater breaks bund, triggers exodus from over 60 villages

    THATTA: Floodwater passing through the Indus River for several weeks washed away a big portion of yet another protective bund in Thatta district and caused damage to 20 other bunds in Thatta and Sujawal districts on Friday forcing several hundred families living in over 60 villages to run to safety in order to escape the resultant flooding...

  • Severe bund erosion threatens Sujawal, sows fear across district

    Monarki Bund — serving as flood-protective shield for Sujawal town and its surrounding villages — hundreds of people came out of their houses and rushed to the site on Sunday and most of them started making efforts to stop the erosion process...

    Although the bund has the strength to withstand more than double the discharge, its 46-Mile section had weakened over the past few years and was supported by what was described as ‘steel...

  • Protection bund to be built on Jhelum River

    ISLAMABAD: With a view to minimising the damages of floods in Jhelum city, a new protection bund has been proposed to be constructed in open river bed along the right bank of Jhelum River where certain depth of river flow remains persistent...

    The experience of exceptionally high flood of 2014 arose the need for providing safeguards to the local population, infrastructures, livestock, properties and human lives in particular against...

  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    A large number of men, women and children from the village had gathered at the site when a mobile tanker pulled up to fill the tank...

  • Pride and obscurity: the historic crew of Vietnam’s ‘Tank 390’

    HANOI: When Tank 390 crashed through the gates of Saigon’s presidential palace 40 years ago, it heralded the end of Vietnam’s war...

    On April 30, 1975, the four-man tank team had come under heavy fire and lost contact with their commanders as they entered central Saigon during a lightning-fast offensive by communist forces from the North...

  • Abducted workers of Chinese firm reach Tank

    TANK: Employees of a Chinese company kidnapped from the Frontier Region of Tank a week ago reached here on Tuesday...

    Unidentified gunmen had taken away four employees of the Chinese oil and gas survey company, PJP, from Kazmomai area situated on the border between FR Tank and Lakki Marwat district on August 9...

  • Four employees of Chinese firm kidnapped near Tank

    TANK: Four employees of a Chinese company were kidnapped near the boundary between the Frontier Regions (FRs) of Tank and Lakki Marwat district on Wednesday...

    Tank tehsildar Yasir Suleman said unidentified gunmen abducted four employees of the Chinese company, PJP — which is surveying gas reserves in the area— from Kazmomai area of FR Tank...

  • Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election

    A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 US presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former US officials told Reuters...

    They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework and rationale for what US intelligence agencies have concluded was an intensive effort by...

  • Four factory workers die after falling into chemical tank in Karachi

    KARACHI: Four labourers died after falling into an underground chemical tank of an industrial unit one after another in the Bin Qasim area on Thursday...

    SHO of Bin Qasim police station Dhani Bux told Dawn that the labourers died after ostensibly inhaling chemical fumes inside the tank of the under-construction Scada chemical factory near Ghaggar Phatak...

  • Senior journalist killed in KP's Tank district

    TANK: A local journalist Dr Muhammad Zaman Mehsud was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday...

    Police sources told DawnNews that Zaman was travelling from Gomal Bazar to Tank when his car came under attack on North Waziristan Road...

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