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Pakistan Begins Partial Lockdown Ahead Of Eid Al-Fitr

Pakistan has declared an eight-day partial lockdown ahead of the celebration of Eid al-Fitr next week. Non-essential businesses were ordered to close and travel across the country is restricted till May 16, 2021. The country is currently battling a third wave of coronavirus infections, recording more than 140,000 cases and 3,000 new deaths in April […]

Pakistan Passenger Van Inferno: About 15 People Dead

At least 15 people were killed when a passenger van travelling in southern Pakistan crashed and caught fire. Officials said on Sunday, September 27, 2020, that the van was carrying passengers from Karachi to Hyderabad city when it struck an object and careered off the road late Saturday, September 27, 2020. “The death toll in […]

FG Evacuates 65 Nigerians From Europe, Pakistan

has been evacuated by the Federal Government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this via his official twitter handle. Onyeama tweeted: “Air France flight departed Paris to Lagos today (Thursday June 18, 2020) ans there were 15 Nigerians on board from France, Germany, Belgium, Holland and Estonia who had registered for the […]

Pakistan Plane With 98 Passengers On Board Crashes On Homes

A Pakistani plane with nearly 100 people on board crashed into a residential area in the southern city of Karachi on Friday, May 22, 2020. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was close to landing when it came down among houses, sparking an explosion and sending plumes of smoke into the air that could be […]

Coronavirus: Pakistan Shuts Afghan Border As Cases Rise To Four

Pakistan is closing one of its two border crossings with Afghanistan for a week to prevent the spread of coronavirus, officials said Sunday. The announcement comes a day after Pakistan detected two new cases of the virus bringing the total number of infected patients to four. Officials said the Chaman/Spinboldak crossing point would close from […]

Over 110 Feared Dead As Severe Weather Hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

 Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 110 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled to reach people stranded by heavy snowfall.  According to AFP, at least 75 people died and 64 were injured across Pakistan, with several still missing, while a further 39 people […]