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Briefs

By our correspondents
October 27, 2016

Carec countries also to benefit from CPEC: PM

Vows to make dream of development a reality

By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (Carec) countries will also benefit from the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the dream of development will become a reality.

 

Four killed in Qambar clashes

By our correspondent

SUKKUR: Three people were killed and many others, including women and children, injured in a clash between two groups of Chandio clan in Qambar-Shahdadkot district. Reports said that automatic weapons were used during the clash in which Shuban, Mujeeb and Noor Muhammed Chandio were killed while Farzana, Kareema, Gul Jan, Akbar, Sobho Khan, Sunila, Ghulam Ali and Kafeel injured. The bodies and the injured were shifted to a hospital where the relatives of the victims ransacked the furniture, alleging that the hospital had not provided ambulances to them to shift the bodies and the injured to the hospital. Meanwhile, Dildar Hussain Magsi was killed in a clash between two groups of Magsi clan in Moro.

 

Stage drama actress injured by hooligans

By our correspondent

FAISALABAD: Babi Jan, a stage drama actress, was shot at and injured by some hooligans when she was coming out from a cinema after performance on Narwala Road on Tuesday night.Accused Zahid, Adil and Shahid Butt allegedly shot at and injured Babi Jan. The actress was rushed to the Allied Hospital. According to reports, the actress had stopped some spectators when they were teasing her during her performance. Gulberg police are investigating.

 

Two ‘ice drug’ smugglers arrested in Landikotal

By our correspondent

LANDIKOTAL: The political authorities arrested on Tuesday two smugglers who were involved in the newly introduced “ice” drug business in Landikotal bazaar. Political Tehsildar Landikotal told The News that they raided a compound in Landikotal bazaar and arrested two drug smugglers. He said several bags containing ice drugs were also seized. Two smugglers identified as Rahat, a resident of Sultankhel, and Abdullah, a resident of Fatimikhel in Landikotal, were arrested.

 

Quetta incident martyr laid to rest

By our correspondent

TOBA TEK SINGH: A Quetta carnage martyr was laid to rest in his village near Gojra on Wednesday. Martyr Muhammad Sajid was the son of Abdul Majeed of Chak 161/GB and was serving in army as a commando. He sustained bullet injuries in the Quetta incident and later passed away in hospital. An army contingent led by a Colonel of Okara Cantonment presented a guard of honour to the body of the martyr. A wreath was also laid on the grave of the martyr on behalf of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. His father told reporters that Sajid was unmarried.

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