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Pakistani military's media wing ISPR told Anadolu Agency that Pakistani border troops had come under fire in the country's Kurram Agency. ... told Anadolu Agency clashes broke out in the morning when Pakistani border forces allegedly opened fire at villages in Zazi Maiden district along the Durand Line. Afghanistan border

Ali Begum belongs to a prominent family from Maikai Malana village in Kurram Agency. Her family is educated and enjoys respect in the area. Her younger brother Dr Miqdad Ali is a well-known cardiologist in Peshawar. She did her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education from the University ...
Anti-PTM rallies were held in Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram agencies and also in the K-P towns of Kohat, Shabqadar and Charsadda. People from different walks of lives praised the Pak Army and its sacrifices for maintaining peace in FATA and K-P. Protestors termed PTM anti-state and anti-forces.
The police officer's body was sent to his native village in Sadda, lower Kurram Agency for burial. ROBBERS' GANG BUSTED: The police ... The SHO city, acting on a tip-off, raided rickshaw market on Kohat-Hangu road and arrested the auto thief, Tahir Ali, of College Town. He was traced through ...
A vacant lot, leveled during the two-year Pakistani offensive against the Haqqani network lies dormant in the North Waziristan city of Miran Shah. ... Clean, safe and secure villages and towns are now being touted by Islamabad as the supposed hallmarks of tribal regions on the Pakistan-Afghanistan ... militants

LAHORE (Dunya News) - The Punjab capital on Tuesday underwent exceptionally pleasant weather as rain lashed the city and brought joy to the people. Scattered rain also occurred in different parts of the country including Faisalabad, Kasur, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Mian Chunnu, Quetta, Kurram ...
:A new children ward has been opened in Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Sadda in Kurram Agency. Sadda ... They said they used to take their children to other cities due to lack of facilities in Sadda Hospital, but now their problems will end with the opening of children ward in Sadda Hospital. "We faced many ...
The town is the administrative centre of the northern half of Waziristan, a lawless region once controlled by jihadists that Barack Obama called “the most ... Among those now holed up in Kurram is the Haqqani network, an ally of the Afghan Taliban that America says the Pakistani army is shielding. In his first ...
But Pakistan's army, which fought a 22-month campaign from 2014 to evict militants from North Waziristan, is trying to transform the town from a byword for ... Among those now holed up in Kurram is the Haqqani network, an ally of the Afghan Taliban that America says the Pakistani army is shielding.
In December last year, members of the group attacked a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, shooting dead at least nine people and injuring 36. Islamabad opposes the ... A Pakistani tribesman inspects the site of a drone strike in the Kurram tribal district on January 24, 2018. Picture: AFPSource:AFP.
Among others, 135 fugitives are hiding in the adjacent tribal areas for years, 90 POs in Orakzai Agency, four in Khyber Agency, 29 in Kurram Agency, ... by cantonment police station, 48 by city, 49 by Junglekhel, 101 by Bilitang, 64 by Gumbat, 97 by Jarma, one by KDA Town, 238 by Lachi, 66 by Ustarzai, ...
KOHAT: Patients visiting the Liaquat Memorial Hospital (LMH), located in the city centre, continue to suffer as its wards are in a dilapidated condition and no ... Patients from the city and as far as Kurram and Orakzai tribal agencies, Hangu and Karak visit the hospital for treatment, but none of the former and ...
The family was on its way to attend a funeral in the Kurram tribal area when the blast occurred, local government official Akbar Iftikhar said on January 30. "Three women ... Mumtaz Hussain, a doctor at a hospital in Parachinar, the main town in Kurram, said one survivor was in a stable condition. No group ...
The pre-dawn strike took place well inside Pakistan territory, more than 50 kilometres from the Afghan border in Mamuzai village of Kurram tribal district. Pakistani government officials said it was carried out by a US drone. The US embassy in Islamabad declined to comment. A senior government official in ...
In June, two explosions at a crowded market in the Kurram city of Parachinar killed at least 70 people in an attack claimed by the Sunni extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. MSF said it continues to provide medical care in Bajaur Agency in FATA, as well in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, and Balochistan ...

Earlier this month, at least six people were killed in the eastern city of Lahore when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a census team and soldiers guarding it. Last month, a bomb targeting a Shia mosque in Kurram's main town of Parachinar killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more.
Speculations are rife in the twin city that on April 29 during the public rally of Imran Khan at Minare Pakistan, 45-50 member national assembly will leave the ruling PML-N for Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf. Even the GT-road ... in Panama case. Read more: Kurram IED blast: Signs of a new terror war to ...
A special intelligence-based operation was carried out by the security forces along with intelligence agencies in Kurram Agency, against terrorist networks involved in three major terrorist activities in the main town of Parachinar, an army statement said. The terrorists had planned suicide bombing ...
Sectarian tension in Kohat, Hangu and Kurram agency also forced several thousand families to flee the restive areas and move into the twin cities. ... They are also present in large numbers in D15 sector of Islamabad, Tramri Chowk, Khanna Pul, Golra Railway Station and Sabzi Mandi area of the city.”.
Sepoy Basharat, 21, hailed from Danyor village of Gilgit-Baltistan while Moeed, also 21, hailed from Burewala, Vehari. Moeed had recently graduated from ... Four security officials, including a captain, were martyred and three injured in an IED blast in Kharlachi, Kurram Agency. Three officials were killed ...
On April 25, terrorists targeted a moving vehicle carrying local passengers from a nearby Godar village in central Kurram, leaving 14 dead, including women and children. Parachinar witnessed two back to back blasts on June 23 that hit Turi Market near Thall bus station located just outside the city's ...
Hardly three days had passed since the Lahore incident when another powerful explosion took place in Sehwan city of Jamshoro district in Sindh. Devotees react as they gather outside the closed gate of the shrine of 13th century Muslim Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar a day after the terrorist bombing.
24 persons were killed and 100 injured in a suicide attack on an Imambargah in the Noor market area of Parachinar town in Kurram Agency of FATA. 5 April. Six people, including four Army soldiers and an off-duty Air Force airman, lost their lives after a suicide bomber targeted a census team in Bedian ...
Five hundred more Pakistanis died and 1500 others wounded in bomb blasts across the country this year. But the Trump Administration is still not satisfied with the performance of Pakistani government, thanks to Indian lobbyists. At least 380 people died and 1100 others were injured in 22 suicide bomb ...
... police told DawnNews that although police were told the hostel was among the more vulnerable areas in the city, it had not been adequately secured. ... areas continue to be targeted, as in the case of Parachinar — a town in Kurram Agency that has seen repeated terror attacks over the last 10 years.
Five hundred more Pakistanis died and 1500 others wounded in bomb blasts across the country this year. But the Trump Administration is still not satisfied with the performance of Pakistani government, thanks to Indian lobbyists. At least 380 people died and 1100 others were injured in 22 suicide bomb ...
In its first ever contribution to WFP in Pakistan , China contributed 1 million US dollars to enable WFP food assistance for 158,000 people in major cities, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank and Bannu districts of KP, in addition to North Waziristan, South Waziristan, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand and Orakzai ...
The minimum temperature in other cities of the K-P was: Peshawar 4.0, Dir and Kalam 0.0, Malamjaba 0.1, DI Khan 12, Bannu 0.9, Risalpur 4.0, Balakot 3.0 ... Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Torghar, Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Karak and Hangu districts and Kurram, Khyber, ...
No reasonable observer would call Miranshah safe today — more than half a dozen armed trucks escorted our bus around the city. Still, it's come a long way. ... Even a Potemkin village, which skeptical observers may contend is what we saw, requires a modicum of security to be built. And yet, the questions ...
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of Parachinar , where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ...
Parachinar is the capital city of Kurram Agency and the largest city of Federal Administrated Areas of Pakistan (FATA). The beautiful valley of Parachinar , where vault of heaven envelops the lush green landscape and snow-capped peaks loom in the distance, has now been suffering from the autumn of ...
In June, two explosions at a crowded market in the Kurram city of Parachinar killed at least 70 people in an attack claimed by the Sunni extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. MSF said it continues to provide medical care in Bajaur Agency in FATA, as well in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, and Balochistan ...
"There were about 23 passengers in the van, and there was a bomb placed on the roadside near the village of Godar, he said. "Security forces have ... soldiers guarding it. Last month, a bomb targeting a Shia mosque in Kurram's main town of Parachinar killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more.
LAKKI MARWAT: The militancy-hit Shah Hasankhel village here could not get the status of a model village as promised by then rulers despite lapse of eight years. On January 1, 2010, over ... He said that the wolf had been shifted to Wildlife Park located near Kurram Bridge. Meanwhile, the district police ...
A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a vehicle on Tuesday killing two militants, including a Haqqani network commander, near Pakistan-Afghanistan border in restive tribal region in the country's northwest, authorities said. The unmanned aircraft struck the vehicle this afternoon at border village, Matta Sangar, ...
No reasonable observer would call Miranshah safe today — more than half a dozen armed trucks escorted our bus around the city. Still, it's come a long way. ... Even a Potemkin village, which skeptical observers may contend is what we saw, requires a modicum of security to be built. And yet, the questions ...
They said it's unclear if Rasheed was at the compound located on the Pesho Ghar mountain in the Kurram tribal region's Ghuzgari area. ... Asked if Pakistan would act against Taliban leaders who have allegedly lived for years in the southwestern city of Quetta, Abbasi said, "We will act against them if they ...
DRONE attack in Kurram Agency in March this year was the first in Trump regime. It has now been followed ... It is important for Pakistan to convey strong response to ensure that follow up attacks will not shift to cities where Trump is blaming Haqqani net work or other Taliban leadership. If it happens due to ...
In Afghanistan, Abdullah Asrat, spokesman for the provincial governor of Paktia province that borders the Kurram tribal region, said the drone strike took place on Afghan soil, in Patan district. He also gave a higher death toll, saying that seven militants were killed, including two commanders, and that two ...
On November 23, 106 families hailing from Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region crossed the Pak-Afghan border at Angoor Adda to return home from Afghanistan. This heralded the start of the third phase of repatriation of Afghanistan-based Pakistanis displaced by the military operation Zarb-e-Azb. According to state ...
PARACHINAR: A resident of Kurram Agency who was arrested on charges of ... She said that Afzal, a resident of Ziran Village, was on way to ...
The rainwater inundated the road in several areas of the city. ... Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram and Orakzai agencies, and at isolated places in ...
The police said a passenger coach coming from Kurram Agency ... the roof of their house collapsed in Samikhel village due to heavy rains, ...
... entered into Pakistan through Kurram Agency a couple of days ago. ... The security search was also intensified at all the entry and exit points of the city. ... to hunt down suspected elements in all the big cities of the province.
... being forced to leave his village in western Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal district yet again. ... tens of thousands of Mehsud families to return to their villages last year. ... to work in Pakistani cities like [the southern seaport city of] Karachi.” ... Khyber, Bajaur, Mohmand, Orakzai and Kurram tribal districts.
Uncertainty looms large in Kurram Agency following a series of terrorist ... that law-enforcement agencies have tightened security in the town.
In the provincial capital, the city police had made elaborate security ... The Chehlum was also observed in Kurram Agency amid tight security as ...
“He was in the Dabgari neighborhood of the city when gunmen forced ... military rescued a US-Canadian family in nearby Kurram tribal district.


 

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