Over 50 killed in rain-related accidents in Pakistan -- At least 50 people were killed and several others went missing as torrential rains hit parts of east, south, northwest and northeast of Pakistan over the last 24 hours, local media and officials said on Thursday. -- looks like heavy rain is in this part of the world so it may be a slow weekend for the war. -- whisker.
Reported security incidents
#1: Motorbike gunmen Friday shot dead a senior police officer investigating sectarian killings in Pakistan’s troubled southwestern province of Balochistan, police said. The incident took place in Quetta. Police said the assailants sprayed Quetta’s Superintendent Police (SP) Investigation Jamil Kakar with bullets when he left his house in his official car, killing him and injuring a police guard.
#2: A local Taliban leader was killed in an airstrike carried out by the NATO-led coalition or International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, the ISAF forces said Friday.
DoD: Pfc. Shane W. Cantu
Friday, September 7, 2012
Posted by whisker at 3:25 AM