Twin protests demanding the Pakistani government step down have wreaked havoc in the capital, Islamabad, where commuters must circumvent shipping containers and barbed wire to get to work, protesters knock on people’s doors to use the bathroom, and garbage is piling up.
Pakistani police say 10 attackers were killed when security forces foiled an assault on two air bases in the country’s southwest the previous day.
A passenger van plunged into a ravine in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 14 others, police said.
A teenage girl died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected, police said Sunday.
A 17-year-old girl and her husband were killed by her family for marrying without its consent, and another young woman was burned alive by a man for refusing his proposal in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, police said Sunday.