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Who killed Waqas ?

Who killed Waqas ? Rangers raid at MQM’s headquarters Nine Zero sparked strong protest by the supporters when one of the party activists – Waqas Shah – was allegedly shot dead by a Rangers man, however the mystery of party worker’s killing is still to be resolved

Hundreds of MQM workers formed a chain against Rangers when they raided party’s headoffice, but no one among the protesters resorted to violent approach in registering their protest. All of them were shouting slogans against the law enforcers and chanting in favour of their party chief Altaf Hussain.

This footage clearly shows that MQM worker Waqas Ali Shah was killed by a protester and not by Rangers

Who killed Waqas ?


The Rangers said there was no resistance during the raid, but television footage showed Rangers soldiers firing gunshots while leaving the offices.
A “huge quantity of weapons and ammo” were seized in the raid, said Colonel Tahir Mahmood, who was leading the team, told reporters outside MQM headquarters.
“The finding of weapons carries a question mark and we will investigate it,” Mahmood said.
MQM condemned the raid and insisted that the weapons were all legally held.

PESHAWAR: At least 81 people, including children, women and a policeman were killed and more than 148 others sustain injuries when twin suicide bombers detonated their vast inside All Saints Church in Kohati Gate, Peshawar. – News updated 9 PST ( 23rd September, 2013 )



The two suicide bomber entered inside the Church at end of religious services around 11:45 am when around 400 worshipers were busy in serving meal among their fellows, the suicide bombers detonated their suicide jackets and killed at least 78 people, including 44 male, 34 female and injuring more then 150, including 25 male, 37 children and 44 female. Soon after the incident the bodies were scattered in the vicinity.Church Blast Peshwar

Rescue teams reached to spot bit late after the incident, views of mourning were seen in the Lady Reading Hospital. The deadly attacks mostly claimed lives of children and women. Sheroz, student of 3rd year who lost his mother in attack, said that they were serving rice at the end of services inside the vicinity of church when the blasts took place, adding, that he become unconscious after the blasts. He blamed after the blast rescue teams reached to spot late while the bodies and injured were crying due to pain. He further said that when they were rushed to hospital doctors were also absent and after an hour few doctors came for their treatment. SP City Ismail Kharak confirmed that two attackers opened fire at the security guards deployed at the church’s main gate killing one guard and injuring the other before entering the church premises. The two bombers detonated their explosive vests within an interval of 30 seconds after entering the church.

The KP government announced Rs. 500,000 in compensation to the families of victims in the attack. Salman, an eye witness and government servant, said that two men wearing trouser and shirt entered the church at the end of the services adding that worshipers were busy in meeting with their relatives when the suicide bomber detonated his explosive vast. He lamented that after their services the policemen usually entered inside the church. He raised a question that police searched every male female before entering the church even those who belonged to christen community, how could the bombers entered?


A large number of christen community people reached to Lady Reading Hospital for searching their love ones.

The angry relatives of the deceased and injured chanted slogan against the administration, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Mulim League (N) leaders as no leader came at hospital.

The angry relatives besiege health minister Shoukat Yousafzai, CCPO Muhammad Ali Babakhel and two members of provincial Asmebly Javed Nasim and Arif Yousaf who came to hospital after six hours of the incident. They also claimed that hospital administration did not properly facilitate the injured. The angry protesters had done demolition in side the hospital and blocked GT Road and other routs of the city. Moreover, enraged protestors took to the streets and set ablaze the belongings of the police personnel who were deputed at the church for security. The blast also claimed lives of five members of same family identified as Pinkey daughter of Saleem Mashie, Brother Nazir Mashie, Babi Jamila Mashie, Sami Mashie, and Yasmeen. A 1st year student Junaid Mashie resident of Kohati also lost his life in deadly blasts who is the only brother of six sisters who came to church for his religious services when the twin suicide blasts took place. Residents of LRH colony Sabir Shahzad, his wife Sobia, two sons, 13-year old Shaman and 10-year old Sameed Jan also lost their lives while two sons of Sabir (5), and three-year old Naveed remained safe because they were not present inside the church. Due to powerful blasts panes of church and nearby buildings were also smashed. The head of suicide bomber was also recovered after the incident.

Bomb Disposal Squad said that 12 kg explosives were used in twin suicide blasts.

Sources said that only four doctors were present in emergency ward of hospital when the injured reached hospital.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chair Person Imran Khan and Chief Minister along with other party members leave the central executive committee meeting and returned to Peshawar to condole with the victims of twin blasts. It was the second deadliest blast of Peshawar after an explosion which took place in Meena Bazaar claiming lives of more then 100 citizens. Christen community has called protest demonstration in the whole Pakistan. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan did not claim the responsibility of blast and informed that they were not involved in blast took place in church adding that this was conspiracy against peace talks between government and TTP. Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa JUI (F) ANP, MQM and Bishops of Pakistan announced three days mourning in condolence with christen community who were killed and injured in twin blasts in church. Christen community Schools and churches will be closed for three days. All Saints Church was established in 1883 and the said church is the second oldest church of Peshawar. The arrangements for the funeral services of the blast victims were being made at the St John’s Cathedral in the city. Only around two percent of Pakistan’s total population of 180 million is Christian. The community complains of growing discrimination.

Christians across country stage demos against Peshawar blast: Christians in Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi Shiekhupura and other cities staged protest rallies to condemn the killings of innocent Christians in Peshawar on Sunday. In Karachi, angry protesters clashed with police when they tried to clear a road in Essa Nagri, a low-income Christian locality. Protesters also clashed with police in Peshawar where people complained about the highhandedness of police. Police arrested several protesters who tried to damage the public properties.

Condemning the attack Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed that proper treatment of the people injured in the blast. In a statement the prime minister said “terrorists have no religion and targeting innocent people is against the teachings of Islam and all religions.”

The premier said such cruel acts of terrorism reflect the brutality and inhumane mindset of the terrorists.

Nawaz Sharif also expressed solidarity with the Christian community and deep sympathies with bereaved families.

President Mamnoon Hussain also condemned Sunday attack in strong words. In his message the President said that Church attack was coward act of militants added that minorities in the country would be protected.

Meanwhile, Awami National Party (ANP) leader Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, who himself is facing severe threat from the terrorists, lost no time to reach the Church attacked by two suicide bombers for expressing his sympathy and solidarity with the mourning Christian community.

However, he had to return soon as the environment over there was highly charged, while some enraged persons started voicing slogans. ( MQM ) Muttahida Qaumi Movement also condemned the blast and announced to observe three-day mourning.

Former minister for inter-faith harmony Paul Bhatti and provincial lawmaker Fredrich Azeem Ghauri both said the attack was the deadliest ever targeting Christians in Pakistan.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Sindh chief minister Qaim Ali Shah and Balochistan chief minister Dr. Malik Baloch also condemned church attack.


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KARACHI: At least seven people have been killed from electrocution and other rain related incidents in the city on Saturday.

In Paposh Nagar a child was killed from electrocution, while another child lost his life in Korangi. In the Defence area of the city a person was killed from electrocution near the KESC office.

The shed of a CNG station located near the NIPA intersection collapsed injuring three people. It is feared that more people are trapped under the rubble.

KESC has appealed to the residents of the city to stay away from electricity poles and wires. According to the KESC spokesman, 102 feeders have tripped in the city and these will be repaired after the rain stops. Areas without electricity include Nazimabad, Landhi, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Lyari, Malir, Clifton, Korangi, Balida and North Karachi.

Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashed Karachi Saturday morning disrupting the traffic flow in many areas and causing difficulties to the commuters, however, it decreased the temperature in the city turning the weather pleasant.

Rainwater filled the streets and roads of many areas including Old City Area, Defence, II Chundrigar Road, Nazimabad, Steel Town, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Shahra-e-Faisal, Landhi and the areas adjoining University Road and Airport Road.

The met department has forecast more rainfall in the next 24 hours.


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SANTIAGO: Police put the driver of a Spanish train under investigation on Thursday after at least 80 people died when it hit a sharp bend at speed and derailed near the northern city of Santiago de Compostela, in one of Europe’s worse rail disasters.

Dramatic video footage from a security camera published on the website of El Pais newspaper showed the train careering into a wall at the side of the track as it came off the rails on the bend on Wednesday night.

Police had put the train driver under formal investigation, a spokeswoman for Galicia’s Supreme Court told Reuters, without naming him.

The Galicia government said the train had two drivers and one was in hospital but it was not immediately clear which driver was under investigation.

Newspaper reports cited witnesses as saying driver Francisco Jose Garzon,who helped rescue victims, had shouted: “I’ve derailed! What do I do?” into a phone.

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El Pais said one of the drivers was trapped in his cabin and told the railway station by radio that the train entered the bend at 190 kilometres per hour (120 mph).

“We’re only human! We’re only human!” he told the station, the newspaper said, citing sources close to the investigation. “I hope there are no dead, because this will fall on my conscience.”

The disaster happened on the eve of a major religious festival in the ancient northwestern city at 8.41 p.m. (1841 GMT) on Wednesday. Officials said several nationalities were among the 130 injured, of whom 36 including four children, were in serious condition.

In what one local official described as a scene from hell, bodies covered in blankets lay strewn around the train track next to overturned carriages as smoke billowed from the wreckage and bloodied passengers staggered away.

Cranes were still pulling out mangled debris on Thursday morning, 12 hours after the crash. Emergency workers had stopped their search for survivors, the court spokeswoman said.


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SPEEDING LIKELY CAUSE

One official source said speeding was a likely cause of the derailment, but the public works minister said it was too early to say exactly what had happened.

El Pais cited sources close to the investigation as saying the train was travelling at more than twice the speed limit for the sharp curve and Santiago’s mayor said the train was probably going too fast.

The train driver had been sedated, said Juan Jesus Garcia, the secretary general of the Renfe train drivers union, adding he hoped to visit him on Thursday.

He had been operating trains in the area for three years, Garcia said.

Neighbours ran to the site to help emergency workers tend to the wounded. Ana Taboada, a 29-year-old hospital worker, was one of the first on the scene.

“When the dust lifted I saw corpses. I didn’t make it down to the track, because I was helping the passengers that were coming up the embankment,” she told Reuters. “I saw a man trying to break a window with a stone to help those inside get out.”

“We heard a massive noise and we went down the tracks. I helped get a few injured and bodies out of the train. I went into one of the cars but I’d rather not tell you what I saw there,” Ricardo Martinez, a 47-year old baker from Santiago de Compostela, told Reuters.

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who was born in Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia region, visited the site and the main hospital on Thursday. He declared three days of official national mourning for the victims of the disaster

The Santiago de Compostela train operated by state rail company Renfe RENFE.UL, which had 247 people on board, derailed as the city prepared for the renowned festival of Saint James, when thousands of Christian pilgrims from across the world pack the streets.

The city’s tourism board said all festivities, including the traditional High Mass at the centuries-old cathedral, had been cancelled as the city went into mourning following the crash.

Passenger Ricardo Montesco told Cadena Ser radio station the train approached the curve at high speed, twisted and wagons piled up one on top of the other.

“A lot of people were squashed on the bottom. We tried to squeeze out of the bottom of the wagons to get out and we realised the train was burning. … I was in the second wagon and there was fire. … I saw corpses,” he said..–REUTERS

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KARACHI – I am sure the you haven’t forgotten, Rangers killing the young boy in Benezir Park in the above image, yet again Rangers killed another innocent citizen in front of his four-year-old son when he did not stop his cab near Gulistan-e-Jauhar in Karachi – Reason Given by Rangers.

The Rangers asked a cabbie to stop for checking but the driver, Murad, did not stop, triggering the law enforcers to open indiscriminate firing on the cab.

Murad ( Cab driver ) died on spot while his four-year-old son survived the attack.  Witnesses said that the incident occurred just before the iftar and the driver was killed because he wanted to reach home on time.

They said that Rangers were standing closed to the footpath and were not in their usual vehicle. It is difficult to say that the driver deliberately avoided them.”

The deceased was a resident of Chishti Nagar Gulistan-e-Jauhar and was shot four times even though he had nothing to retaliate against the machinegun spraying bullets. The body was taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and was handed over to the heirs after autopsy.
According to victim’s family, he along with his son left home for buying stuff for the iftar but the Rangers shot him.

Victim’s family members and locals staged a protest against the incident outside the Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station.

Police says that it has registered the case against the Rangers personnel and initiated investigation.

DG Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhtar took notice of the incident and detained the personnel involved in the incident, initiating inquiry against them. He suspended the company commander as well.

Rangers such violent acts are not new to the citizens of this city.

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