Deadly 5.9 earthquake hits Pakistan

At least 20 people, including six children, were killed in a 5.9 quake that hit the Pakistani district of Harnai just after 3am on Thursday, 9 October. The quake was felt across at least six cities and towns, but the…

Bus crashes in Pakistan, killing 33 people and injuring 40

A speeding bus carrying mostly labourers travelling home for a major Muslim holiday rammed into a container truck on a busy highway in central Pakistan on Monday, July 19, killing at least 33 people and injuring 40, police and rescue…

Fire in Pakistan train kills 71 and injures many more

An exploding gas cylinder used for cooking has killed at least 71 people with dozens more injured on a passenger train in central Pakistan on Thursday (Oct 31), authorities said. The fire quickly spread along three carriages causing many to jump…

Defunct FPSO Catches Fire Again at Gadani, Pakistan

The scrapped Ship The Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Aces has suffered another fire on the beach at Gadani, Pakistan. Last November, almost exactly a year ago, an explosion and fire on the defunct vessel killed 31 workers and seriously injured 58 more. Activists…

At least 153 dead from a fuel tanker fire in Pakistan

A fuel truck was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and crashed on a highway. Many locals, who heard about the accident from an announcement at the…

​​Horror blaze after crash between Pakistani Bus and Oil Tanker​

Dozens were killed in horror blaze after crash between Pakistani bus and oil tanker which left victims’ bodies ‘completely burnt’  At least 57 people have been killed in southern Pakistan after a passenger bus and oil tanker collided igniting a fierce…

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