QUETTA: One of the biggest terrorist incident in the history of Baluchistan took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in Civil Hospital of Quetta. Before the blast, unknown armed motorcyclist assassinated Baluchistan Bar Association President who was brought to hospital for autopsy. At least 70 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. Dawn, Jang, The News, The Express Tribune, The Nation.
BAHAWALPUR: A policeman was shot dead when unidentified assailants opened fire on him at National Highway in Khanqah Sharif area of Bahawalpur. Daily Mashraq
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has carried out the concrete counter terrorism measures and adopted a gradual policy to tackle the menace of terrorism while keeping in view the national security concerns of the country. The statement was issued by Foreign Office (FO) in response to the US allegations that Pakistan was selective in targeting the terrorist outfits and didn’t go after those who threaten its neighbors. The News
WASHINGTON: The White House has revealed the new policy pertaining to the Drone attacks in terrorism prone areas of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen. The new policy, devised by Obama administration, will focus on minimizing the collateral damages in similar drone attacks. Jang