2016-08-01

13 Pakistanis killed in various attacks

Staff Report

LAHORE -- Thirteen people were killed recently in Pakistan, including seven outlaws and two security personnel, media reported.

Motorcyclists August 1 in Quetta opened fire on a rickshaw, killing two Hazaras, Dunya TV reported.

The Punjab Province Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Sheikhupura District recently killed at least seven terrorists belonging to a banned outfit, a CTD spokesperson said July 31, according to Geo News.

Unknown terrorists killed a member of the Mohmand Rifles in Safi Tehsil, Mohmand Agency, July 30, using an improvised explosive device, and a Levies Force constable in Quetta July 31, by shooting him, Dawn reported.

Authorities in Quetta and the Sanjavi area of Balochistan Province July 30 detained at least 13 suspected militants and facilitators of a banned organisation, a Frontier Corps spokesperson said, according to Dawn.

Militants in Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, recently killed two shepherds belonging to the Kalash minority and stole 500 goats, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported August 1, citing confirmation by local officials.

The incident reportedly took place July 29. The militants crossed over from the Afghan side, Deputy Chitral Commissioner Osama Ahmed Warriach told Dawn, adding that two other shepherds escaped.

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