Two FIRs have been registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act against more than 250 lawyers who attacked Lahore’s Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) on Wednesday. The lawyers tortured doctors and attendants, and damaged hospital property and police vehicles in order to avenge a group of lawyers who were beaten at PIC a few weeks ago. The attack resulted in death of three patients at the facility.
Pakistani athletes won more than two dozen medals, including seven gold, at the South Asian Karate Championship 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Irshad Ali bagged two gold medals in U-21 and senior categories while Pakistan won third gold by defeating an Indian player. Mah Gul clinched gold in -61 category while Humayun won gold medal in -60 category by defeating an Indian athlete.
Former federal minister Sheikh Rashid posted an aerial clip on Twitter claiming to show a gridlock of traffic from his party’s power show held in Rawalpindi on November 26. The video clip had a PTI anthem as its audio which made it appear as if the clip was an aerial shot of the PTI’s march to Rawalpindi.
General Asim Munir on Tuesday took over the command of the Pakistan Army from General Qamar Javed Bajwa in an eminent ceremony held at the General Headquarters (GHQ). The outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa handed over the baton of command to the newly appointed 17th Army Chief General Asim Munir.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday said that they have called off a ceasefire agreed with the federal government in June. In a statement from the banned terror outfit, it said it has ordered its militants to stage terrorist attacks across the country. The TTP has been responsible for hundreds of attacks and thousands of deaths since emerging in 2007.