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Pakistan mob kills one over alleged desecration of Koran

A mob killed a man and wounded three others over the alleged desecration of a Koran in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, officials said. The violence started when some vendors allegedly found torn-out pages of Koran in a pomegranate crate they received in a shipment from neighbouring…

Four soldiers, 12 militants killed in Pakistan attacks

QUETTA, Pakistan — Four Pakistani soldiers and a dozen Taliban militants were killed on Sunday in separate incidents in the violence-wracked country, according to officials. An anti-Taliban fighter also died in a day of clashes and bomb blasts in the country. The first incident took place in Salarzai town, about…