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14 soldiers die as train falls into canal

Lt-Col Amir, Major Adil, Capt Kashif among the dead, Saad says possibility of sabotage cannot be ruled out, Army suspects act of sabotage

Abdul Qayyum Malik

Gujranwala—At least 19 people including Pakistan Army Engineering Battalion Unit Commander Lt. Col Amir Jadoon, his wife and daughter were killed and several others injured when engine and three bogies of a train fell into a canal and fourth was derailed as bridge collapsed in Chanawan area near Gujranwala on Thursday.
Gen Raheel Sharif says noZardari beseeched for a meeting

Gen Raheel Sharif says no

Faisal Zahid Malik

Karachi—In an apparent sign of repentance and as part of the damage control exercise, PPP Co-Chairperson and former President Asif Ali Zardari is reported to have labored hard, directly and indirectly, for a meeting with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif but in vain. Highly reliable sources confided in Pakistan Observer that the PPP leader’s direct request and frantic calls through those having access to GHQ for a brief meeting with the COAS, Gen. Raheel Sharif have proved to be futile exercise as the General sternly responded with a big No.
PM for making Pak input at UN more meaningfulMaleeha meets Nawaz

PM for making Pak input at UN more meaningful

Raise Indian involvement into internal affairs

Kaswar Klasra

Islamabad—Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has signalled green to concerned authorities to expose India at the international foras for meddling in Pakistan’s internal affairs and aiding anti-state elements. A comprehensive letter to be sent to United Nations General Assembly has also been drafted by the foreign Office after input from relevant government bodies and officials.

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