The government of Pakistan is "rethinking" its dependence on China for the loans it needs to complete its Peshawar to Karachi rail project. This is part of a broader pushback on the ambitions of China's Belt and Road Initiative throughout the region.
A Pakistani police officer accidentally detonates a grenade in an anti-terrorism court in Karachi, injuring himself and a court assistant. The officer was attempting to demonstrate a grenade detonator to a judge and said the grenade was defused before pulling the pin.
Pakistan police rescues 50 boys from a dungeon in Karachi, Pakistan. Police reports say that the dungeon was equipped with shackles and hooks. The prisoners say they were beaten and threatened and that, if they had tried to escape, they would have been forced to join Jihad militants.
Pakistan International Airlines Flight 782 departing from Toronto, Canada, for Karachi, Pakistan, carrying 273 passengers lands at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden, due to a bomb threat. A man is taken into custody by the Swedish National Task Force and then released.