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ANF burns 11.5 ton narcotics, 103 ton prohibited chemicals
PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tuesday here ignited 11.5 tons of narcotics and 103 ton of prohibited chemicals at a ceremony held at Reggi Lalma, Firing Range. Judge Anti Narcotics Court Nusrat Yasmin was chief on the occasion. In her brief Nusrat Yasmin said the use of the narcotics was spoiling social fabric of the society and underscored the need for collective efforts to get rid of this menace. The ANF she said was fighting against the menace in effective manner despite limited resources at its disposals. She lauded efforts and measures of the ANF in war against narcotics.

UAE Consul General calls on Sindh Governor

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail yesterday said that strengthening of bilateral diplomatic, economic and trade relations between Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE) were the need of the hour. Talking to Consul General of UAE Nasser Bin Haweden Al Ketbi, who called on him at the Governor House here, he said the investors from UAE should take benefit from huge investment opportunities available in the economic hub of the country that is Karachi for which the government would fully assist and cooperate with them, according to a press release.

DSP, driver dead in Nawabshah road mishap

NAWABSHAH: A police officer and his driver died in a road accident previous evening. As per details, two policemen travelling in a car stopped at the Sanghar Road, when their car developed a fault. Meanwhile, another vehicle hit and overran them and they died on the spot. The deceased were identified as DSP Saddar police station Nawabshah Anwar Solangi and his driver Ghulam Hussain Brohi. The bodies after post-mortem were handed to the heirs. The driver of the other car managed to flee after the accident.

Two women among five killed in Nasirabad attack

QUETTA: Unknown gunmen shot dead five people including two women in Baba Goth Ghulam Qadir area of Nasirabad district yesterday. According to police sources, armed assailants entered a house and opened fire on family members and fled away from the scene. As a consequence, two women among five people of a family died on the spot. Soon after the incident, police on receiving information reached the site and shifted the bodies to nearby hospital from where the victims were identified as Hameedullah, Manzoor Ahmed, Reheem Dad and women Irshadaan Bibi and Laila.

BIEK announces HSC Part-II result

KARACHI: Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) yesterday announced the results of HSC Part-II annual examination 2018 Commerce Private Group. According to Board Charmin Prof Inam Ahmed, in annual examination of Commerce private group all the top three positions were bagged by female candidates, Nuzhat Fatima daughter of Rehan Muhadmmad, secured the top position by bagging 902 marks out of 1100, while Uras daughter of Muhammad Javaid, got the second position by bagging 843 marks while Maryam daughter of Mukhdum Muhammad Ashraaf, got the third position by acquiring 831 marks. A total of 6934 students appeared in the examination out of them 1447 passed it with a percentage of (20.87%) One candidate got A-1 grade while 32 secured A grade, 140 got B grade, 446 got C grade, 725 secured D grade and 103 got E grade.

Two policemen killed

FAISALABAD: Two police officers were killed in a road mishap near chak 644 here yesterday. A police spokesman said that Sub Inspector Ata Muhammad SHO Haveli police station Khanewal,ASI Javed and police Razakar Noor Muhammad were on way to Lahore High Court for attending a case hearing when their car collided with a dumper truck near chak 644 at Jaranwala-Lahore road. As a result of severe collision, fire erupted in the car which killed SI Ata Muhammad and ASI Javed, while Razakar Noor Muhammad was shifted to hospital in critical condition.

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