Posted on 09 February 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,825
GUJRANWALA: At least three low intensity blasts have been reported in different areas near government buildings here on early Wednesday, Geo News reported.
Two explosions took place outside CIA Center Building while the third explosion occurred near SP Special Branch Office.
Buildings received minor damages but no loss of life or injury has been reported in explosions, police sources said.
Heavy police contingents have arrived on the scenes and cordoned off the blast sites.
Posted on 04 February 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,172
LAHORE: 22 people were injured in what is being reported as a cracker blast at the main gate of Haider Saeen Darbar in Badami Bagh area here, Rescue 1122 sources said on Thursday.
The injured have been shifted to Meo Hospital, sources said, adding a big crowd was present at Haider Saeen’s Darbar due to Thursday.
Rescue and emergency services are at work at the site of the blast.
Posted on 11 November 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 5,114
KARACHI: A powerful blast in CID building near PIDC has rocked the buildings in the surrounding area, Geo News reported Thursday.
The powerful blast brought down the whole building of Central Investigation Department (CID) located in the most sensitive area in the central area of the metropolis.
A powerful shock wave released by the blast also shattered windowpanes of a number of surrounding buildings.
Banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed responsibility of the attack.
Posted on 05 November 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,435
PESHAWAR: A suicide bombing demolished a mosque in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during Friday prayers killing at least 40 people, provincial government officials said.
The blast occurred in Darra Adam Khel, a suburb of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa capital Peshawar.
“It was a suicide attack and there are 40 dead so far,” said Shahid Ullah, a senior provincial government official.
People were exiting the Waali Mosque following Friday prayers when the bomber attacked.
Video from the scene showed screaming women, white-bearded old men in blood-stained clothes and a child being wheeled into the emergency room of a nearby hospital.
Area residents said the bombing may have been part of a turf war between rival militant groups.
Posted on 01 September 2010 by PakBee - Total hits: 6,029
LAHORE: Eighteen people were killed and at least 157 others injured, some of them critically, in three blasts that ripped through a procession on the occasion of Yaum-e-Ali in Lahore on Wednesday.
DCO Lahore confirmed 18 people’s death while at least 157 , including women and children were shifted to hospitals. Twenty-five to 30 of the injured are said to be in serious condition.
A police constable was also killed in the blasts, CCPO Lahore said.
A banned organization Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al-Almi claimed responsibility of the deadly blasts.
The first blast that occurred in the middle of the procession at Karbala Gaame Shah was followed within minutes by two high intensity suicide blasts at Bhaati Chowk, police sources confirmed.
Commissioner Lahore said that the second and third blasts were suicidal and that a head of one of the suicide bombers has been recovered.
Relief and rescue efforts kick started after blasts and dozens of injured, including women and children were shifted to different medical facilities including Meo Hospital.
Later, the participants of the procession and enraged people pelted police vehicles with stones and damaged public property. A TV footage showed a motor cycle and furniture burning with rising flames.
President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani strongly condemned the blasts and ordered the concerned authorities to carry out investigation.