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Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the federal government would arm local peace militias to act as a bulwark against the Tehrik Taliban Pakistan that has spiked attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Scores of Chilas residents on November 9 held a protest against the burning down of a girls' school in Diamer, Gilgit Baltistan. All major political and religious parties attended the protest terming the incident an "act of terror".
A Pakhtun peace march was held by political parties in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the rise in terrorism incidents in the province.
Thousands of people in Swat have taken to the streets in protest at rising incidents of attacks, demanding the government take meaningful steps to prevent the scenic tourist valley from falling prey to violence again.
گلگت بلتستان کے سینئر وزیر کرنل (ر) عبید اللہ بیگ کوان کو یرغمال بنانے والے مسلح گروہ کے ساتھ مذاکرات کے بعد رہا کردیا گیا ہے_شدت پسند گروہ نے حکومت کو انکے قید ساتھیوں کو رہا کرنے اور شریعت کا نفاز کرنے کے لیے دس دن کا الٹی میٹم دے دیا۔
Residents and civil society representatives have held demonstrations in Kabal and Khaza Khela areas to voice their concern at a possible reemergence of Taliban militants in Swat.
A-Division police on Sunday arrested a motorcyclist who made sexually explicit gestures at a woman traveling via rickshaw after the victim uploaded a video of the incident to social media.
By Rehan Piracha: scores of people including women were arrested by the Jamshoro police and slapped with Sedition and terrorism charges. Writer Taj Joyo and his family were some of them.
A total of 344 people were killed while 405 others were injured in terror-related incidents during the first quarter of the current year, according to a report.
Local sources revealed that the situation escalated when a call was made from the mosque’s loudspeaker that there was an Ahmadi, who had been caught in the mosque for desecration of the Holy Quran. Following the announcement, a mob of thousands gathered outside the mosque.