Shafique Ahmad Khan, the Balochistan education minister has been shot dead in after armed gunmen opened fire in front of his house in Quetta. Balochistan liberation United Front has claimed responsibility for the attacks
Six army personnel are dead in an military helicopter crash in Bajaur when returning from a routine supply mission from the border regions.
Thirty five Uzbek and Afghan nationals including seven women have been arrested after being found illegally in the country
It seems Musharraf has decide to put himself back in the game after seeking official contacts with the US government, meetings which according to the Obama administration have no significance.