Police in Pakistan have arrested four suspected members of a gang accused of tapping a 17-year-old girl’s spinal fluid without her knowledge and selling it on the black market. According to police in the city of Hafizabad, the gang members pretended to be government officials carrying out medical research. They …Read More »
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Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. “Ten bodies are reported to have washed up on Libyan shores,” the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. …Read More »
Police in Lahore, Pakistan, have arrested a man for the rape and brutal murder of 7-year-old Zainab Ansari, officials said on Tuesday. According to The Associated Press, the suspect was known to Ansari’s family.” Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif identified the suspect as 24-year-old Mohammed Imran, who confessed to killing Ansari and …Read More »
Security forces surrounded a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aeroplane on Friday after a cat sneaked into the cockpit. The pilot had signalled “danger on board,” Geo TV reported on Friday. There were 30 passengers on board. A spokesperson for the national carrier, Mashood Tajwar, said the plane that was set …Read More »
Police have rescued a 10-year-old child bride who was sold to a 50-year-old man by her mother to pay off a £3,400 loan. Jeetmal Mehar offered £5,400 to Pathani Mangrio’s parents to marry her. Pakistani Officers raided the marriage broker’s house just before the contract was signed and arrested 11 …Read More »
Pakistan: Toddler with ‘elephant trunk’ nose whose mum is branded a “curse” by relatives in desperate need of life-changing surgery.
A brave toddler whose nose is bigger than the size of two tennis balls is in desperate need of life-changing surgery her family hope will save her. Fifteen-month-old Asiya Manghrio suffers from frontonasal encephalocele, a condition where her brain tissue grows out through a defect in the skull. It has …Read More »