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Baloch students thrashed at private university

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 10, 2014. Islamabad – Three Baloch students of the Preston University were allegedly targeted on the basis of ethnicity by fellow students and severely beaten up inside the university campus in the capital’s sector H-8 on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Industrial […]

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F-8 courts attack: Conflicting accounts about judge’s killing

An edited version of this article was published in The Express Tribune on Mar 8, 2014. Islamabad – Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) judge Atiqur Rehman does not believe in access to information. The media are barred from entry to his court for coverage. So it is difficult to independently verify what went on in Rehman’s court […]

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F-8 courts attack: Police seek public help in identifying terrorists

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 6, 2014. Islamabad – Police have released the sketches of two suicide bombers who blew themselves up inside the F-8 district courts compound in a gun-and-suicide attack on Monday that killed 11 and injured around 30 people. The sketches, based […]

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F-8 courts attack: The slain policeman

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 4, 2014. Islamabad – His colleagues will always remember him as their “innocent” friend; a man who could never ever be cunning because it was just not in his nature. Constable Muhammad Riaz, a policeman at the Margalla Police Station, […]

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F-8 courts attack: Seven years later, terror revisits courts compound

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 4, 2014. Islamabad – The dark, bloody night of July 17, 2007, returned to the Islamabad district courts in Sector F-8 in broad daylight on Monday when suicide bombers exploded inside the courts after firing volleys of bullets on innocent […]

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Gun-and-suicide attack on F-8 courts

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 4, 2014. Islamabad – A regular Monday morning at the Islamabad district courts turned in to a scene of murder and mayhem when at least three unidentified gunmen terrorized the legal fraternity with methodical firing and two suicide bombings, killing […]

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Seven suspected terrorists held

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 2, 2014. Islamabad – Capital police on Saturday obtained a six-day physical remand for seven suspected terrorists who were arrested from the Tarlai area during a search operation late on Friday night. According to the senior police officials, the arrests […]

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No arrests even after two days of G-9 murder, firing

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 17, 2014, Islamabad – Police failed to make any arrests during raids conducted on the houses of traders who were involved in a Saturday firing incident in G-9 Markaz. One man was killed and seven others injured when one group […]

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Body buried after case registered against police

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 14, 2014. Islamabad -The Kohsar police station have registered a murder case against two of its policemen in connection with the death of a man in their custody, while a specially constituted medical board on Thursday issued an interim report […]

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Man dies in custody, relatives reject police claim that it was suicide

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 13, 2014. Islamabad – Relatives of a man who had died in police custody at the Kohsar police station on Tuesday filed a complaint with the same police station to register a murder case against the police, alleging the man […]

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