Anadolu Agency​: 6 dead in bridge collapse in Kashmir, Pakistan

Pakistani rescuers search for missing university students after a bridge collapsed in Kundal Shahi, Neelum district on May 13, 2018. (AFP)
Updated 14 May 2018
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Anadolu Agency​: 6 dead in bridge collapse in Kashmir, Pakistan

May 13: Anadolu Agency report by Islamuddin Sajid states that at least six people died, with a dozen still missing, when a footbridge collapsed over a river in Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir territory on Sunday, officials said. A group of some 29 tourists, most of them students from Faisalabad and Multan in the northeastern Punjab province, were standing on the Kundal Shahi footbridge in the Neelum Valley taking selfies when it suddenly collapsed and all of them were swept away, Atiq Ahmad, a local administrative official, told Anadolu Agency on the phone.

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Yeni Safak: Pakistani religious leaders to work for Afghan peace

Updated 06 October 2018
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Yeni Safak: Pakistani religious leaders to work for Afghan peace

October 5 – Yeni Safak states that Pakistan's key religious leaders have assured an Afghan government-sponsored peace council that they will do their part to help end Afghanistan’s decades-long conflict. "We assured the Afghan delegation that we are ready to play a role in bringing peace to Afghanistan," Maulana Sami-ul-Haq, head of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, told Anadolu Agency by phone Thursday.

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