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Journalist Khalil Jibran killed in Landi Kotal

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Faisal Karim Kundi also condemned the killing of journalist Khalil Jibran

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Landi Kotal: Journalist Khalil Jibran was killed while his colleague Sajjad Advocate was injured in the firing in Mazrina area of ​​Landi Kotal Tehsil of Khyber.

According to District Police Officer (DPO) Saleem Abbas, Khalil Jibran and Sajjad Advocate were going home when the accused took them out of the car and opened fire.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur took notice of the journalist’s murder and directed that the elements involved in the shooting should be immediately arrested.

Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Faisal Karim Kundi also condemned the killing of journalist Khalil Jibran.

The Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND) has strongly condemned the brutal murder of journalist Khalil associated with Khyber News.

Expressing deep sorrow and regret over the incident in his statement, AEMEND stated that attacks on journalists are continuing in Pakistan. The torture, kidnapping, and threats have become routine.

AEMEND added that federal and provincial governments and state institutions seem unable to prevent such incidents despite all claims.

AEMEND demanded from the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federal Interior Minister that those involved in the murder of journalist Khalil Jibran should be arrested as soon as possible and punished.

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Cleaning operation continues on Eid 3rd day

LWMC has disposed of more than 42,500 tons of garbage and animal remains

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Lahore: On the third day of Eid al-Adha, the cleaning operation continues without interruption to dispose of the garbage.

The central control room is active 24 hours a day for the cleanliness of the city. 24 hours monitoring of the grand cleaning operation is going on. The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has disposed of more than 42,500 tons of garbage and animal remains since Chand Raat. The roads are being washed with water mixed with rose water and phenyl and lime is also being sprinkled.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) LWMC Babar Sahib Din said that more than 15,700 citizens contacted the helpline during Eid. The immediate resolution of more than 15,300 complaints was ensured. On the first day of Eid, more than 16,000 tons of garbage were stored. Over 8,000 tons of waste was transported to the landfill site at night.

Babar Sahib Din further said that 15,000 workers of LWMC are present in the field in three shifts. 105 temporary collection points established in the city are being zero-wasted daily. As per the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, the cleaning operation continues with the same spirit on the third day of Eid.

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Over 500 pilgrims died of extreme heat during Hajj

323 of the pilgrims who died of the heat are from Egypt, while 144 are from Indonesia

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Riyadh: At least 577 pilgrims died due to heatstroke during the current Hajj season in Makkah.

According to the foreign news agency, 323 of the pilgrims who died of the heat are from Egypt, while 144 are from Indonesia.

The news agency reported that 60 pilgrims from Jordan and 35 from Tunisia died due to heat, while 11 pilgrims from Iran and three from Senegal died due to heat during Hajj.

According to the news agency, the temperature in Makkah was recorded as high as 51.8 degrees Celsius on Monday.

It is pertinent to note that the Saudi Meteorological Department had predicted severe heat during the Hajj season this year and accordingly, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah had arranged water fountains and cold water for the pilgrims.

Apart from this, the Saudi administration had also instructed pilgrims from different countries to take precautionary measures to avoid the heat.

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