Pakistan forces ‘kill militants linked to’ police attack

Pakistani security forces raided a compound in the country’s troubled southwest and killed four militants linked to an attack on a police academy earlier in the week. The raid in Quetta, the capital of strife-riven Balochistan province, was carried out late Thursday following an intelligence tip-off about the presence of fighters from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) … Read more

Gunmen kill 59 at police academy in Quetta, Pakistan

At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages. More than 200 police trainees were stationed at the facility when the attack occurred late on Monday. Some cadets were taken hostage during the … Read more