Terror attack at Pakistan Stock Exchange, 7 killed
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Separatist insurgents Kharal told media. 100 index dropped 220 from Balochistan province A counter-terrorism points but it later recov- the Baloch Liberation official told Reuters the ered and was 200 points Army (BLA) - claimed attackers were carrying higher at 0830 GMT. responsibility in a post on significant quantities of Islamist militants have Twitter but Reuters was ammunition and grenades also launched attacks in not able to verify the in backpacks. Karachi and elsewhere in authenticity of the claim The BLA claimed Pakistan over the years but and spokesmen for the responsibility in a brief their violence has become Kondo said. group were not available message on a Twitter less frequent after military
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SMBC Nikko's overNabi Memon, told Reuters bility for an attack on the refuge in locked rooms and seas operations earned 15.3 the gunmen attacked with Chinese consulate in many were evacuated. billion yen ($143 million) grenades and guns after Karachi in 2018. Several Security forces are searchbefore taxes in the year pulling up in a silver projects linked to China's ing the area. ended March. The compaCorolla car. Belt and Road initiative Militants from the ny aims to double the They threw a grenade are in Balochistan. Baloch Liberation Army amount by the year ending at security men posted outThis month, three say they were behind the March 2023. side the compound then explosions on the same attack.
Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting in a ceremony arranged to distribute cheques of financial assistance among press clubs.