Airstrikes by Pakistani fighter jets Sunday killed an Uzbek militant commander who allegedly orchestrated a brazen attack at the country's busiest airport on June 8, officials said, according to DPA. Abu Abdur Rehman al-Maani was among 50 militants who were killed when aircraft pounded mud-houses used by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), a group whose fighters attacked the airport.
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack on Karachi's airport, the second in as many days. At least two gunmen fired on a security checkpost outside the airport before escaping the area. There were no casualties.
Two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Karachi's airport academy and fled after Pakistani forces retaliated, a spokesman for the Airports Security Force said on Tuesday.
Around 10 gunmen attacked a security checkpost outside Pakistan's Karachi airport on Tuesday, officials said, and were exchanging fire with troops, a day after a siege by the Taliban left 37 dead. The attack raises further questions about authorities' ability to secure key facilities in the face of a seemingly resurgent enemy, as a nascent peace process with the Pakistani Taliban lies in tatters.
Pakistan rescue workers recovered the bodies of seven people trapped inside a cargo building at Karachi airport on Tuesday, two days after a group of Taliban militants stormed the country's busiest airport.
Pakistani Taliban say their fighters carried out a gun-and-bomb attack at the country's busiest airport in the southern city of Karachi, that killed nearly 30 people. A spokesman for the group said the attack was to avenge the killing of "innocent" people in airstrikes by Pakistani forces in the tribal areas near the Afghan border.
At least 28 people, including 10 suspected terrorists, were killed during a gun battle lasting several hours between Pakistani security forces and militants who stormed an airport in Karachi, officials said.
A group of heavily armed gunmen stormed Pakistan's biggest airport on Sunday and at least 26 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan's sprawling commercial hub of 18 million people, took place as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government tries to engage Taliban militants in talks to end years of fighting.
One person was killed and four others were wounded by a bomb carried on a rickshawin Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on Thursday, police said. The bomb exploded near a mosque in a densely populated Orangi town neighbourhood in the west of the port city, a senior police official told AFP.
Pakistan's embattled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf flew to Karachi on Saturday to undergo medical tests, according to close aides, two days before he is due to appear in court in Islamabad. It is the first time that the former president, who will be staying with his daughter in Karachi, has left Islamabad after being indicted in a high treason case by a special court last month.
Gunmen on motorcycles Sunday shot dead eight people including an eight-year-old girl at a faith healer's house in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, police and doctors said.
Blast took place after a football match in port city of Karachi, killing 11 children and wounding 26 others.
An American political consultant has admitted being paid by an intermediary in 1994 arms sales for advising the campaign of French presidential hopeful Edouard Balladur, a French daily reported Saturday.
At least eight people have died while six others have suffered injuries in a terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Karachi. A powerful blast resounded outside the home of the chief of the police department for investigating criminal offences Chaudhary Mohammad Aslam earlier today. According to preliminary reports, the official escaped unharmed.
Interview with Javed Jabbar, the former senator and minister of information and media development under Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.
Pakistan may impose a curfew in Karachi, one of the largest cities in Asia where extremist groups have been fighting for control in the past 6 months. More than ten people are gunned down each day in the city. The panic in the city has increased after threatening notes were discovered on the corpses on the streets.
At least 12 people have been killed in unrest in the Pakistani city of Karachi in the past 24 hours. Unrest has been prompted by clashes between warring political factions there. Police have so far failed to establish control. Karachi groups have been fighting over the redistribution of spheres of influence for some 2 years now.
The discovery of five more bodies brings to 29 the known deaths in the collapse of a five-storey apartment block in a poor neighbourhood of the southern Pakistani city of Karachi back on Thursday morning. For lack of an organized emergency service, soldiers and volunteers are sifting through the rubble. The owners of the building are under arrest.
Eight people were killed and dozens of cars were set on fire in Karachi last night in a fresh outbreak of ethnic riots in Pakistan’s largest city.