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An internally displaced family flee military operations on tractors in Tora Warai, a town in Kurram Agency located in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during a military trip organised for media along the Afghanistan border ...
LANDIKOTAL: Residents of a Khyber Agency village bordering Afghanistan have been asked to evacuate after shelling from across the border killed three people, including a child, two days ago.

It consists of seven tribal agencies i.e. Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, Bajaur, Orakzai, North and South Waziristan. Besides these 7 ... It is tragic that for the past 70 years, our Fata brothers and sisters did not have university in their cities and towns ...
The Commander Peshawar Corps Lt Gen Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Kurram Agency on Wednesday. He was given a detailed briefing on the prevailing security situation in the area.
He said the oil companies in Shakardarra area of Kohat and Karak were providing free gas to the localities falling within five kilometers radius of the wells, and that same rule should be applied in Gandiali and Taulanj villages. ... Kurram peace ...
He said the oil companies in Shakardarra area of Kohat and Karak were providing free gas to the localities falling within five kilometers radius of the wells, and that same rule should be applied in Gandiali and Taulanj villages. ... Kurram peace ...

EVEN for a relationship that has historically been uneasy, ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan have reached a new low with the latter's deadly May 5 attack on villages on this side of the border in the vicinity of the Chaman crossing in Balochistan ...
EVEN for a relationship that has historically been uneasy, ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan have reached a new low with the latter's deadly May 5 attack on villages on this side of the border in the vicinity of the Chaman crossing in Balochistan ...
The incident occurred in village Owlay in lower Kurram Agency bordering Afghanistan, officials said. Political Moharrar, an administrative clerk, Sarfraz Hussain and his bodyguard Mumtaz Hussain died on the spot when terrorists opened fire at their ...
The national 'oil gas giant' has also launched seismic survey in many other blocks i.e., Wali Block (FR Lakki, FR Tank and South Waziristan Agency), Tirah Block (Khyber Agency, Kurram Agency and Orakzai Agency), Nashpa West (FR Bannu) and Orakzai Block ...
Peshawar: At least two persons were killed today when terrorists opened fire on their vehicle during routine patrolling in northwest Pakistan.
My brother was stuck in Chaman and my mother was freaking out," Sara Rahman, a villager from Chaman who now works and lives in Islamabad, narrated as to how people in villages on both sides of the around 2430 kilometre Pakistan-Afghanistan border (also ...
Pakistan seems to be surrounded by hostility. Other than the ever-present problems with India, in recent weeks there has been a heightening of tensions with both Afghanistan and Iran.
The DHQ hospital caters to the needs of the areas up to Kurram and Orakzai Agencies and border towns of Shakardarra and Khushalgarh.
In a separate development, Kurram Levies and Frontier Corps in a joint action destroyed an explosives-laden vehicle coming from Afghanistan.
HANGU (Dunya News) - Foiling a major terror bid in the Kurram tribal region today (Friday), the security forces have destroyed an explosive-laden vehicle entering Pakistan from Afghanistan.
Two Frontier Constabulary soldiers were injured in cross-border firing in Kurram Agency from Afghanistan's Khost province on Friday, security sources said.

According to Inter-Services of Public Relations (ISPR) - the media wing of Pakistan Army - the vehicle was to be used as improvised explosive device (IED) at Parachinar city, the chief town of Kurram tribal region, or surrounding areas either against ...
The vehicle trying to enter Pakistan's territory near the Kurram Agency border when it was hit, said the political agent.
Two Frontier Constabulary soldiers were injured in cross-border firing in Kurram Agency from Afghanistan's Khost province on Friday, security sources said.
On April 22, a mob attacked a man accused of blasphemy during Friday prayers in a northern Pakistani town, and injured six police officers after they intervened to rescue him.
Around 100,000 residents of the town are without electricity for more than two weeks after a windstorm damaged transmission line at Chappari in Lower Kurram Agency. Tube-wells are the main source of water supply to the residents of Parachinar.
Around 100,000 residents of the town are without electricity for more than two weeks after a windstorm damaged transmission line at Chappari in Lower Kurram Agency. Tube-wells are the main source of water supply to the residents of Parachinar.
"On Monday the SDF said in an online statement it had taken the last three neighborhoods of the old city and an adjoining industrial district.
The strike took place on a compound in the village of Lawra Mandi in the Dattak Khel area of North Waziristan, according to AFP, which quoted Pakistani security officials.
Parachinar is a mainly Shia area and the Kurram district is known for sectarian clashes. Earlier this month, at least six people were killed and 18 sustained injuries when a suicide attack targeted an army census in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
Peshawar: With the residents of Kurram Agency struggling to recover from the trauma of the recent bombings in the region, the local authorities have issued a suicide attack alert for Parachinar.
Moreover, Diamer Basha dam is of 4,500 MW and present status of the project is that construction of infrastructure/preliminary works, including project colony at Thor valley and Composite Model Village-II at Harpan Das are in progress whereas work on ...
USA 'mother of all bombs' damaged houses in Kurram Agency. Elias Hubbard. April 29, 2017 ... called the mission "very, very successful".
Peshawar: With the residents of Kurram Agency struggling to recover from the trauma of the recent bombings in the region, the local authorities have issued a suicide attack alert for Parachinar.
In another attack, a security officer died while another got injured, while they were on duty with a census team in Kallag Kolanch, an area near the coastal town of Pasni in Gwadar district. Islamabad has also undertaken several large-scale offensives ...
Miranshah: Ten militants, including seven affiliated with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were killed in a US drone attack on a compound in the North Waziristan Agency on Thursday.
To date, the project has benefitted approximately 46 452 households in the Khyber and Kurram agencies. Gul Baro Bibi looks at her vegetable ... This was also true for Ahmed Baz, a 32 year old farmer who once lived happily with his family in Khairabad ...
Many of the 13 wounded were taken to hospital in the nearby town of Parachinar. The military also sent a helicopter to evacuate the wounded to the key city of Peshawar. "According to the figures we have received so far, 10 people have been martyred ...
Peshawar: At least 10 people, including six children, were killed and 13 others, including four Khasadar officials, injured as a bomb went off near a passenger van in Gudar area of Central Kurram Agency on early Tuesday morning. "An anti-tank mine was ...
At least 70 people were killed and over 150 others injured when a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up inside the crowded shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan town in Pakistan's Sindh province, the fifth deadly terror attack in the ...
The blast ripped through the van travelling through a minority Shiite region of the Kurram tribal area, which borders Afghanistan, said Arif Khan, a tribal administration official in the town of Parachinar. The area has long been the scene of sectarian ...
Noorul Baha was only eights years old when she was kidnapped from her hometown in Swabi and sold for marriage to a family from Kurram Agency as per a tribal tradition called walwar. According to this local custom practiced in certain parts of Federally ...
Last month, at least 28 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a car 'rigged with explosives' outside an Imambargah in a busy marketplace in the main town of Kurram tribal region. The violence sparked ...
Parachinar: At least 14 people, including women and children, were killed when a passenger van was hit by a roadside bomb blast in the Godar area of the Kurram Agency on Tuesday. Officials and medics said that majority of the victims were women and ...
Arif Khan, a tribal administration official in the town of Parachinar, says the blast ripped through the van as it was travelling through a minority Shiite region of the Kurram tribal area, which borders Afghanistan. The area has long been the scene of ...
Arif Khan, a tribal administration official in the town of Parachinar, says the blast ripped through the van as it was travelling through a minority Shiite region of the Kurram tribal area, which borders Afghanistan. The area has long been the scene of ...
In the second phase, census would be carried out in Punjab's cities including Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khushab, Sargodha, Chakwal, Jhelum, Sahiwal, Okara, Khanewal, Multan, Sheikhupura, Nankana Shaib, Kasur, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, ... In Khyber ...
No group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack but Shahid Ali Khan, a senior regional Pakistani official, told Reuters militants planted a roadside bomb in the Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). "When the ...
A passenger van hit a landmine in Godar area of Kurram Agency on Tuesday, killing 14 passengers including five women and four children, and injuring nine others, among them two census workers.
The explosion occurred in central Kurram as the vehicle travelled to the town of Sadda, about 250km west of the capital Islamabad, early on Tuesday morning, Majidullah, a local administration official, told Al Jazeera.
The local residents said that tight security measures in the town, the administrative headquarters of Kurram Agency, had badly affected commercial activities.
For its Syria misadventure alone, Iran reportedly has recruited thousands of Shiite militants from Gilgit-Baltistan to Kurram Agency and Jhang to Karachi. Official sources place the number close to 20,000. Tehran keeps no secret of Pakistani extremists ...
Pakistani soldiers stand guard along a road in Sadda a town in Kurram Agency located in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the Afghanistan border July 6, 2010.
Parachinar: The powerful bomb which was dropped by the US in Afghanistan also damaged buildings in Kurram Agency. Cracks appeared in several houses, a mosque and an Imambargah at Malana village in the foothills of Speen Ghar.US officials ...


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