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Speeding truck kills one of three schoolgoing brothers in Karachi

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  • Accident takes place in Karachi’s Surjani Town.
  • Two brothers severely injured in accident.
  • Deceased identifed as 12-year-old Umar Asghar.

KARACHI: A truck ran over three schoolgoing brothers in the port city, leaving one dead and the other two severely injured, police sources informed Geo News.

The sources said the accident took place near Baba Mor in Surjani Town when the three brothers were going to school from their house on a motorcycle.

While they were on their way, on the motorbike, a speeding truck ran them over, in which the three students were seriously injured.

The sources added that all the minors were immediately taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where the doctors confirmed the boy’s death, while the two were given medical aid.

The injured brothers have been identified as 15-year-old Azhar Asghar and 12-year-old Usman Asghar, while the deceased has been identified as 12-year-old Umar Asghar.

Police sources said the truck has been impounded after the driver fled the scene following the accident. However, the sources told Geo News that a search operation was underway.

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The government will begin coordinated action against lawbreakers in the Katcha region

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On Friday, Mohsin Naqvi, the interior minister, announced that the government would begin a coordinated operation in the Katcha region to eradicate the miscreants for good.

He stated that collaborative efforts in the Katcha region will make use of contemporary technologies, including drones.

According to Mohsin Naqvi, all security agencies, including the police, should make sure that SOPs are fully implemented in order to protect Chinese nationals living in Pakistan.

He declared that any carelessness in this respect will not be accepted at all while presiding over a meeting to review the National Action Plan’s implementation at NACTA headquarters in Islamabad.

According to Naqvi, failure to follow the SOPs for the safety of foreign nationals will result in severe disciplinary action.

“We have to outfit our departments with cutting-edge technology to eradicate terrorism,” stated the interior minister. He declared that the provinces will receive all the assistance from the federation in this area.

Anti-state forces will be permanently driven out of the Katcha region, according to Naqvi. The interior minister expressed satisfaction with the anti-smuggling operations and stated that all ministries need to make sure that smugglers face stern legal action.

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COAS Asim Munir is called by the Saudi assistant minister of defense.

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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Asim Munir was visited at GHQ by Saudi Arabia’s Assistant Defense Minister, Major General (Engineer) Talal Bin Abdullah Al-Otaibi.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated in a statement that topics of mutual interest and steps to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation, such as military training and defense production, were discussed during the discussion.

The COAS reaffirmed the army’s ongoing commitment to helping the Royal Saudi Land Forces develop their capabilities.

The dignitary in attendance expressed gratitude for the Pakistan Army’s valiant efforts in combating terrorism and for its significant contributions to maintaining peace and security in the region.

Additionally, the visiting dignitary took part in the GHQ 5th Meeting of Pakistan-KSA Defense Collaboration.

The event covered issues pertaining to regional and international security as well as how they affect the armed forces. Forum stated that defense industry collaboration in crucial capacities between the two fraternal nations is necessary due to the rapid improvements in modern technologies.

The determination of both parties to strengthen defense cooperation with a targeted strategy to target certain capabilities in the land, air, and sea domains was reaffirmed.

In this regard, the conference discussed specific recommendations in order to achieve measurable goals within the given timeframes.

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Chief of Staff of the Turkish Army, called COAS

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Chief of the Turkish General Staff General Metin Gürak met with Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of the Air Staff, and Chief of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu

The Turkish General Staff Chief paid General Syed Asim Munir a visit at GHQ. During their conversation, they covered a wide range of subjects of common concern, including defense, training, and programs meant to support peace and stability in the region. Recognizing their strong alliance, both parties pledged to increase defense cooperation.

The COAS emphasized how critical it is to advance the military cooperation that already exists between their armed forces.

The dignitary who was in Pakistan praised the country’s efforts to promote peace and stability in the region and the role played by the Pakistan Army in fighting terrorism.

The Turkish Army’s Chief of General Staff had earlier laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada as a sign of respect after arriving at GHQ. A smartly uniformed contingent of the Pakistan Army provided the distinguished guest with a guard of honor.

At Air Headquarters in Islamabad, General Metin Gürak also paid a visit to Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, the Chief of the Air Staff.

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