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Syria: Retaliating to chemical attack US, UK and France launch air strikes

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DAMASCUS: Deafening explosions were reported here following Trump’s speech in which the President of USA stated that he had ordered air strikes in response to the chemical attack on Douma.

However, Syrian government (that has been backed by Russia in the seven-year-long Syrian war) claims that were forewarned by Russia about the attack. According to Syrian officials ten out of thirty missiles that were fired in the attack had been shot down.

In order to show the world that state of affairs are normal there Syrian state TV has been broadcasting footages of Damascus since morning in which traffic is plying on the road and people are seen busy with their daily life.

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Syrian President Bashar Hafez al-Assad queried: “If they said that we launched the sarin attack from that airbase, what happened to the sarin when they attacked the depots?”

Russia and Syria deny the alleged chemical attack against the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma and question whether the use of chemical weapons against a defeated enemy makes any sense.

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TRUMP ADDRESSES THE NATION:

 

FRENCH PRESIDENT:

French President Emmanuel Macron tweets about ordering the French armed forces to intervene!

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER: 

British prime minister says air-strikes on Syria sent clear message on chemical weapons!

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PTI’s Gandapur killed in suicide attack!

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur – who was contesting elections on provincial assembly seat from the constituency of PK-99 – died here at Combined Military Hospital where he was taken in critical condition after he was gravely injured in a suicide blast at Kulachi area today. 

According to details, Gandapur was on his way back home after addressing a corner meeting when the attacker detonated near his vehicle killing the driver, seriously injuring Gandapur, two policemen escorting him and a passerby. Ikramullah Khan Gandapur was shifted to Combined Military Hospital in critical condition and other injured were taken to District Headquarter Hospital here.

 Body parts of the suicide bomber’s body were collected from the site for forensic tests. PTI chief Imran Khan took to the twitter to condemn the attack: “Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack against Ikram(ullah) Khan Gandapur and his convoy today. May Allah grant Ikram and the other injured a speedy recovery”.When contacted, the area police claimed that though LEAs had already informed Gandapur apropos death threats to him, he opted to move sans informing the authorities that have assigned thirteen gunmen for his security. Gandapur held the portfolio of agriculture and livestock minister in PTI’s last government.

Israrullah GandapurReaders may recall that Ikramullah’s brother Israrullah Gandapur (PTI Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs, and Human Rights) too was bombed to death along with seven others while he was greeting people during Eid-ul-Azha in October 2013.

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Others too took to the twitter to condemn the attack: 

 

This is a developing story. 

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Imran Khan condemns attack on PTI candidate Gandapur

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur – contesting elections on provincial assembly seat from the constituency of PK-99 – was gravely injured in a suicide blast at Kulachi area here today.

According to details, Gandapur was on his way back home after addressing a corner meeting when the attacker detonated near his vehicle killing the driver, seriously injuring Gandapur, two policemen escorting him and a passerby. Ikramullah Khan Gandapur was shifted to Combined Military Hospital in critical condition and other injured were taken to District Headquarter Hospital here. 

 Body parts of the suicide bombers were collected from the site for forensic tests. PTI chief Imran Khan took to the twitter to condemn the attack: “Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack against Ikram(ullah) Khan Gandapur and his convoy today. May Allah grant Ikram and the other injured a speedy recovery”.When contacted, the area police claimed that though LEAs had already informed Gandapur apropos death threats to him, he opted to move sans informing the authorities that have assigned thirteen gunmen for his security. Gandapur held the portfolio of agriculture and livestock minister in PTI’s last government.  

Israrullah GandapurReaders may recall that Ikramullah’s brother Israrullah Gandapur (PTI Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs, and Human Rights) too was bombed to death along with seven others while he was greeting people during Eid-ul-Azha in October 2013.

 

 

 

 

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Election 2018: ECP orders to arrest AROs involved in opening postal ballots

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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday ordered to arrest Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) over a charge of an attempt to open postal ballots.
According to a press release, two AROs from Sanghar and two others from Sehwan, Sindh, had attempted to open postal ballots.
Secretary Election Commission, on the directions of the election commission, had contacted chief secretary Sindh to take action against the accused AROs.

 

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