China strongly condemns Karachi terrorist attack, demands thorough investigation

China has strongly condemned the Karachi suicide attack and expressed its condolences to the victims and sympathies to the injured and bereaved families. “The Chinese side expresses strong condemnation and indignation over this major terrorist attack and extends deep condolences to the victims and sympathies to the injured and bereaved families,” a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. The Chinese Foreign Ministry and diplomatic missions in Pakistan launched the emergency response system immediately after the event, according to the spokesperson.  

Another incident of terrorism occured in Balochistan

Terrorists have carried out another operation in Balochistan, according to a report by Baaghi TV. Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, has been rocked by a bomb blast. The blast on Sariab Road in Quetta damaged security troops on patrol and they were transported to a hospital for treatment. According to authorities, the explosion occurred in Riyadh's Wali Jeth neighbourhood. A motorcycle patrol team was the target of an assassination attempt. The blast caused minor injuries to both personnel. Three kilograms of explosives were planted in the motorcycle in the blast, according to SSP Investigation Naveed Alam. The ownership of the motorcycle is the subject of an investigation.    

4 soldiers martyred in gunfight with terrorists

In an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan tribal district, four Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom in an exchange of fire with terrorists, the military's media wing said on Friday. Security forces conducted an IBO on the reported presence of terrorists in the region, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). During the operation, the terrorists and the military engaged in a fierce gunfight, which resulted in the martyrdom of four soldiers. Havaldar Munawar, Sepoy Zaka Ullah, Sepoy Farhan, and Sepoy Sheraz were among the martyred soldiers.  

110 terrorists killed and over 500 arrested this year

During the year 2021, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police killed 110 terrorists and detained 599 others, according to the provincial police chief. "Apart from killing 110 terrorists, the Counter-Terrorism Department managed to arrest 599 others. They included a number of most wanted people who were carrying millions of rupees as head money," Inspector General of Police Moazzam Jah Ansari told reporters while unveiling the one year performance report of the force.  

Two Daesh Facilitators arrested in Peshawar

On Friday, local police caught an alleged terrorist in possession of Rs1 million in cash. Sarfaraz was wanted by the police for attacks on cops and other terrorist acts, according to Superintendent of Police Saddar Waqar Ahmad. According to the official, a terrorist carrying Rs1 million in cash was arrested during an operation in Badaber. Meanwhile, during an operation in the province capital on Friday, the Counter-Terrorism Department arrested two Daesh facilitators.  

Three terrorists killed in CTD operation in Pakpattan

On Tuesday night, at least three terrorists from a banned group were killed in a confrontation with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Pakpattan. According to the information, CTD troops carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Pakpattan, during which terrorists hiding in the vicinity opened fire. As a consequence of the law enforcement forces shooting back, three terrorists were killed. According to a CTD official, four to five terrorists were able to escape the site. The spokesman further stated that killed terrorists were engaged in the terrorist assault in Bahawalnagar on 10 Muharram. Terrorists' hideouts were also searched for explosives and weapons.

Five Kashmiris killed as violence escalates in IIOJK

Five Kashmiri teenagers were killed by government troops in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K), authorities reported Tuesday, a day after five soldiers were killed. The five Kashmiris were killed in two different instances in the Muslim-majority region's southern Shopian district, according to police. According to authorities, three of those killed were members of an anti-India group, and one of them was responsible for the death of a street hawker last week. Two more Kashmiris were killed in separate instances on Monday, with one of them being accused by police of killing a taxi driver last week, which his family denies.

US opposes peace talks with TTP and Balochi militants

The US has allegedly objected to a truce with the TTP and Baloch militants, with the US Deputy Secretary of State asking Pakistan to act indiscriminately against all militant and terrorist organisations. "We want to build a strong partnership with Pakistan against terrorism, but the United States wants Pakistan to take lasting action against all militant and terrorist groups without discrimination," said US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in a statement.

TTP Commander killed by Security Forces

Captain Sikandar of Pakistan Army embraces martyrdom during an intelligence-based operation. On Thursday, security forces carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which resulted in the death of a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, according to military media. TTP terrorist commander Khawaza din alias Sher Khan was killed, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), which also stated that guns and ammunition were collected from the hideout.