Lastnight World: Principal dead,6 children hurt in Pak grenade attack

Principal dead,6 children hurt in Pak grenade attack

Published: March 31, 2013 12:17 am

Principal dead,6 children hurt in Pak grenade attack

KARACHI: A man armed with a gun and grenades attacked a school in southern Pakistan during a prize distribution ceremony Saturday,killing its principal and wounding six children before fleeing. There was no claim of responsibility. AP

Egypt orders arrest of satirist

CAIRO: Egypt’s public prosecutor Saturday ordered the arrest of a popular television satirist on charges that included insulting President Mohamed Morsi and denigrating Islam,a state news agency reported. NYT

Kenya SC upholds election result

NAIROBI: Kenya’s Supreme Court Saturday upheld the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as the next president. Raila Odinga accepted the verdict. AP

Bangla cops arrest 4 Pak men with bombs

Dhaka: Bangladesh police Saturday said they arrested four Pakistanis and seized 8 crude bombs and 12.9 million in fake Indian currency. PTI

HIV on rise among Chinese students

Beijing: The number of Chinese students infected with HIV is on the rise,with homosexual transmission becoming a major cause of new infections,an official said Saturday. PTI

Actress Meera to contest against Imran Khan in general polls

Lahore: Actress Meera,who has appeared in two Indian movies,is expected to contest against cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on a PML-N ticket during the forthcoming elections on May 11,her mother Shafqat Zohra told reporters Saturday. PTI

Christians protest over compensation

LAHORE: Residents of a Christian colony here staged a protest against the government for not giving them compensation two weeks after their homes were torched by a Muslim mob. PTI

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