Balochistan News

14 killed, 8 injured in van-truck collision in Pakistan's Balochistan province

The incident happened at Alikhail area of Qila Abdullah district in Balochistan province. The van was en route to Zhob from Quetta "As many as 14 people died in the accident," a senior police official said, adding that those killed included five children and a woman.

The Gwadar warning

Terror attack in Balochistan highlights how extremism is adding volatility to a restive region.


Pakistan hotel attack HIGHLIGHTS: All three gunmen killed in shootout, says Balochistan Home Minister

As the militants tried to force their entry into the hotel, a guard positioned at the entrance confronted them following which the armed militants opened fire on him, resulting in his death, the army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

Pakistan hotel attack: Four killed as armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Gwadar port city, says police

A shootout between the militants and the security forces broke out at the hotel as the anti-terrorism force, the Army and the Frontier Corps were called in, Gwadar Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai said.

Pakistan: Three Chinese among five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

A suicide bomber tried to ram a Iran-manufactured pick-up truck into a bus carrying the foreign nationals, who were going to Dalbandin city from the Saindak Copper-Gold Mine project, an official said.

Pakistan poll official claims he was 'abducted by security forces' for vote-rigging

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has uploaded a letter on its website in which the presiding officer of polling station number 45 in Washuk district has made the claim.


Six labourers gunned down in Pakistan's Balochistan

In the past, militants have repeatedly targeted labourers from Punjab and Sindh working in various parts of Balochistan. Last year, four labourers from Sindh working on a road project were gunned down in the same area.

The Baloch Cauldron

Grievances about development underlie the province’s political crisis

Pakistan blast: Bomb targeting police kills six in Quetta

The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack, saying a suicide bomber targeted a police contingent returning from duty at the provincial assembly building.

8 people including 3 security personnel injured in 2 blasts in Balochistan

Balochistan had witnessed an increase in the number of terrorist attacks in 2017 as separatists belonging to various banned outfits stepped up attacks in different parts of the province.