Security officials, protesters clash during Pakistan strike

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Feb 2 : Pakistani security personnel today clashed with marchers protesting against government plans to privatise the ailing national airline, in a skirmish that a hospital official said killed at least two protesters and injured eight. Protesters said paramilitary forces fired after a confrontation as security forces tried to block […]

Two killed in PIA staff, police standoff

Islamabad, Feb 2 : At least two persons were killed and five injured on Tuesday after law enforcement personnel allegedly opened fire at employees of Pakistan International Airlines protesting near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi against privatisation of the national flag carrier. Two protesters died after sustaining bullet wounds, but Rangers and police denied “handling […]