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Pakistan Violence

Explosion Kills 12 At Refugee Camp In Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, March 21 (Reuters) - At least twelve people were killed on Thursday by a car bomb at a camp in northwest Pakistan for people dis...

Activist For Poor Latest Victim Of Karachi Chaos

AP | ADIL JAWAD and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen shot and killed a pioneering Pakistani activist in Karachi who helped bring services like sewer and water to the city...

Death Toll Rises In Pakistan Market Bombing

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 04.19.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Members of the Pakistani Shiite Hazara community Sunday threatened to hold widespread protests if the government did not arre...

Peace Rickshaws Hit Pakistan's Streets

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Pakistani youth leader Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi has a plan to counter the relentless message of violence spewed forth by radical Isla...

Pakistani Shiites Refuse To Bury Dead After Deadly Blasts

AP | ABDUL SATTAR and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Shiite Muslims hit by a twin bombing that killed 86 people refused to bury their dead Friday, demanding the Pakistani governm...

Blast At Billiard Hall Kills At Least 52

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- A series of bombings in different parts of Pakistan killed 103 people on Thursday, including 69 who died in a sectarian attac...

Car Bomb Kills 17 In Pakistan Market

AP | JAMAL KHAN | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A car bomb exploded in a crowded market in Pakistan's troubled northwest tribal region near the Afghan border Monday, killi...

The War For Karachi

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Bodies are piling up in Pakistan's largest city as it suffers one of its most violent years in history, and concern is growing th...

Cough Syrup Kills Dozens In Pakistan

AP | ZAHAR KHAN | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Police on Monday found and defused a bomb planted under the car of a prominent Pakistani TV anchor threatened by the Taliban for his cove...

Militants Attack Pakistan Police Station, Killing 6

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistani official says over 100 militants have attacked a police station in the northwest, killing six policemen. Two of the killed po...

Car Bomb Tears Through Crowded Bazaar

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A car bomb tore through a crowded bazaar outside an office for anti-Taliban tribal elders Saturday in northwestern Pakistan...

Militants Attack Pakistan Army Post, Killing 9

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban militants ambushed a Pakistani army post near the Afghan border before dawn Wednesday, killing eight soldiers, in a reminde...

Truck Bomb Kills 11 In Pakistani Market

AP | ANWARULLAH KHAN | Posted 07.26.2012 | World

KHAR, Pakistan -- A truck packed with explosives blew up in a crowded market in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 11 people, as security conc...

Dozens Of Militants Attack Pakistani Village

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 12 (Reuters) - Dozens of militants from Afghanistan crossed the border into Pakistan and attacked a village on Thursday, Pa...

Gunmen Kill 9 Police Cadets In Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan, July 12 (Reuters) - Masked gunmen stormed a house and killed nine police cadets in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, ...

Gunmen Open Fire At Roadside Restaurant, Killing 18 People

AP | ABDUL SATTAR and MUNIR AHMED | Posted 07.06.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire at a roadside restaurant in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 18 people, officials said. ...

Militants Spray Gunfire At Shiite Pilgrims

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Suspected Sunni Muslim militants attacked a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims in southwest Pakistan Thursday, killing at least 10 ...

Taliban Display Heads Of 17 Pakistani Soldiers

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan -- The Taliban released a video Wednesday that they say shows the heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers captured in a cross-border...

Gunmen Spray Laundry With Bullets, At Least 8 People Dead

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan -- Police say gunmen riding on a motorcycle have shot dead eight people in an attack on a laundry in southwestern Pakistan. Police o...

Donkey-Drawn Bomb Kills 2 In Pakistan

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Islamabad -- A Pakistani police officer says that two children have been killed by an explosion at a Sunni shrine in Peshawar as dozens of p...

Carnage At Political Rally

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Gunmen opened fire on a political rally in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and sparking rioti...

Bomb Targeting Security Forces Kills 20 In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — An American drone fired a volley of missiles into a house close to the Afghan border on Saturday, killing eight suspected m...

GRISLY ATTACK: Gunmen Pluck Shiites Of Bus, Shoot Dead 16

AP | AQEEL AHMED | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

MANSEHRA, Pakistan — Gunmen wearing military uniforms stopped a convoy of buses in northern Pakistan on Tuesday, ordered selected passengers to ...

GRISLY ATTACK: Gunmen Pluck Shiites Of Bus, Shoot Dead 16

AP | AQEEL AHMED | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

MANSEHRA, Pakistan — Gunmen wearing military uniforms stopped a convoy of buses in northern Pakistan on Tuesday, ordered selected passengers to ...

Pakistan Vs. Balochistan

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

What began as a mere demand for maximum internal autonomy until recently, brutal state violence has taken the movement to a point of no-return where the irreconcilable young Balochs seek absolute independence.