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Monday, June 01, 2015
GUJRANWALA (BNA) PML-N's member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Kamoki on Sunday evening.
According to DawnNews, the Punjab legislator was on his way home from his farmhouse in Kot Raja— accompanied by his son, nephew and a party worker— when armed assailants, reportedly on board a black car, opened heavy fire at the MPA's vehicle.
Eye witnesses said the attackers had covered their faces with cloth and fled the scene right after the attack. Police reached the site of the incident immediately and transferred all four injured to the nearest district hospital.
Police sources said Shamshad and his son, Ahmed, were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
The legislator's nephew, Ali Ashfaq, and injured party worker, Shakir, were in serious condition and were referred to a hospital in Lahore. But Shakir succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lahore.
Chaudhary Shamshad was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Gujranwala's constituency PP-100 on a PML-N ticket. He had served as the provincial transport minister during PML-Q's government in Punjab.
According to Gujranwala city police officer (CPO), check posts have been established at all entry and exit points of the district.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, taking notice of the shooting, condemned the incident and ordered authorities to bring the culprits to justice.

Sunday May 24, 2015
PESHAWAR (BNA) Security personnel killed seven militants after a bomb attack on their vehicle left four soldiers dead and two others injured in Datakhel area of North Waziristan Agency on Friday night, officials said.
They said security forces were on a routine patrol in Datakhel when an improvised explosive device went off near their vehicle.
After the blast, they said, security personnel launched a search operation in the area during which they exchanged fire with militants. Seven suspected militants were killed.
The sources said that troops had launched a ground offensive in Data­khel after a series of air strikes.
In another incident, rockets were fired at a base camp of security forces in Shawa near Mirali.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
PESHAWAR (BNA) Six suspected militants were reportedly killed while two others sustained injuries in a United States drone strike in Shawal Tehsil of North Waziristan on Monday, DawnNews reported.
Two missiles were fired on a ‘militant hideout’ in Zoye Narye Area of restive North Waziristan’s Shawal Tehsil, the report added.
The latest drone strike comes just two days after a strike on Saturday killed five suspected militants and injured two others in North Waziristan.

Saturday May 16, 2015
QUETTA (BNA) A man severely injured two Christian girls in Quetta on Friday when he threw acid on them in the city's Kasi road.
Through a syringe, the accused sprayed acid on the faces of both the women, police said.

The girls identified as Rimsha Masih and Hina were rushed to Bolan Medical Hospital (BMC) for emergency medical treatment.
"The girls were admitted in the burns ward of BMC," said Dr Masood Nowsherwani.
"Rimsha's face was 30 per cent affected whereas 15 per cent of Hina's face was burnt in the attack," Nowsherwani added.
Capital City Police Officer Quetta, Razzaq Cheema said that Rimsha and Hina were 27 and 15 years old respectively. Cheema stated that the families have already nominated an accused Vijay Masih, a resident of Brewery Road in the case.
Vijay was subsequently arrested and taken into custody.
Last year in July, four men sprayed acid on six women inside a house in Balochistan's Pishin district. The attack was also carried out through syringes. Similarly, two acid attacks also took place in Mastung and Sariab last year in July.
 

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