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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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16 Taliban surrender in Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A total of 16 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have surrendered in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The militants, who were part of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, had ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and over 50 others were injured in a suicide blast that hit a mosque Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal Kurram ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


February 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 10 injured Friday in a suicide blast that tore through a market in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media ... Read more...

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13 die in drone strike in Pakistan (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) At least 13 people, including six foreigners, were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.The US drone fired ... Read more...

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10 soldiers, 40 militants killed in Pakistan clash


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 40 militants and 10 soldiers were killed in a clash Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.As many as 32 other ... Read more...

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20 militants killed in Pakistan


November 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 20 militants were killed in clashes with security forces Wednesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.The clashes took place ... Read more...

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Four people shot dead in Pakistan


September 1st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Four people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Pakistan's northwest region Thursday.The attack took place in lower Kurram Thursday when the gunmen ... Read more...

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10 abducted, six vehicles torched in Pakistan


July 18th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people were kidnapped and six vehicles were set afire by armed men who attacked a convoy of truck's in Pakistan's northwest.The attack took place Sunday ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan


July 7th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) At least 40 militants were killed during a clash with security forces in Pakistan's Kurram Agency Thursday, Geo News reported.The fierce clash occurred between militants and ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 11 suspected militants in Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PARACHINAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eleven suspected militants on Monday, officials said.According to SAMAA TV, an unmanned aircraft launched four ... Read more...

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33 militants killed in northwest Pakistan


April 29th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) At least 33 militants were killed Thursday by security forces and pro-government militia in the tribal areas of northwest Pakistan, media reports said.Six militants were killed ... Read more...

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At least eight militants killed in Pakistan’s Kurram Agency


March 31st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 31(ANI): At least eight militants were killed and several others wounded when Pakistan security forces attacked insurgent hideouts in the Kurram tribal region on Thursday.Three militant hideouts were also destroyed ... Read more...

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At least eight militants killed in Pak’s Kurram Agency


March 31st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 31(ANI): At least eight militants were killed and several others wounded when Pakistan security forces attacked insurgent hideouts in the Kurram tribal region on Thursday.Three militant hideouts were also destroyed ... Read more...

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24 Pakistanis kidnapped during tribal festival


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) At least 24 Pakistani tribesmen were kidnapped by militants during a local festival in the northwestern region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said Wednesday.A weekly tribal ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Militants torch plane in Pakistan


October 20th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Militants Tuesday torched a plane in Pakistan, a media report said.The aircraft, which belonged to a private airline company, was parked at an airport in Parachinar, the headquarter ... Read more...

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NATO choppers violate Pakistan airspace


October 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) NATO helicopters have again violated Pakistan's airspace, an official said Wednesday. The intrusion comes close on the heels of an attack on a Pakistan security post by coalition ... Read more...

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Dramatic footage shows NATO air strike in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Dramatic footage of the attack last week that killed three troopers and led to Islamabad blocking a key supply route to Afghanistan shows a NATO aircraft hovering over ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pak roadside bomb blast


September 9th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sep 9(ANI): At least 10 people were killed and six others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's Central Kurram Agency.According to reports, the incident occurred in Dol Ragha village, ... Read more...

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Four Taliban commanders killed in US drone attack in FATA


August 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug.28 (ANI): At least four Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders have been killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's Kurram Agency.According to officials in Peshawar, US drones fired four missiles ... Read more...

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‘80 percent of Pak’s Kurram Agency cleared of terrorists’


July 7th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Swat, July 7(ANI): Kurram Militia Commander In-charge Colonel Touseef Akhtar has said that around 80 percent of the Kurram Agency has been cleared of the Taliban and the remaining parts of ... Read more...

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14 militants killed in gun battle in Pakistan


March 20th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) At least 14 militants were killed in an exchange of fire between Taliban and local residents in northwest Pakistan's Kurram tribal agency, local sources said Saturday. Armed ... Read more...

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61 militants killed in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency


November 30th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 61 militants have so far been killed by security forces in their operations against two banned organisations in Pakistan's Khyber Agency along the restive border ... Read more...

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Pakistani security forces storm Taliban chief’s stronghold


November 6th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have fought their way into Makeen, which is the stronghold of the country's Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, during the ongoing operations against terrorists in ... Read more...

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Over 3000 civilians killed so far in extremist violence in Pak’s tribal areas: Report


July 1st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 1 (ANI): More than 3000 people have been killed in extremist violence in Pakistan's tribal areas so far, a report released by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) secretariat has ... Read more...

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45 Taliban insurgents killed in South Waziristan, Swat


June 30th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 30 (ANI): At least 45 Taliban insurgents were killed in separate incidents in South Waziristan, as the Pakistan Air Force fighter jets continued to pound militant hideouts in the ... Read more...

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US drones kill 10 in Kurram Agency


February 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.16 (ANI): In yet another US drone attack, 10 persons were reportedly killed, and several others injured in lower Kurram Agency on Monday. According to The News, two rockets hit ... Read more...

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Is NATO readying to strike northwest Pakistan?


July 16th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) After deploying troops across the Kurram Agency along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has sent soldiers to the North Waziristan Agency (NWA), raising fears ... Read more...

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Landmine blasts kill five in Pakistan


July 10th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 10 (DPA) At least five people were killed Thursday in two landmine explosions in Pakistan's restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said. Three people died when a pickup truck carrying ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence report warns suicide bombers enter Islamabad, Lahore


July 9th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 9 (ANI): Intelligence reports have suggested that at least three suicide bombers had entered into Islamabad with designs of carrying out attacks on important political and religious personalities.Quoting ... Read more...

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Jafferia Alliance of Pakistan protests killings of Shia Muslims


June 28th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 28 (ANI): The Jafferia Alliance of Pakistan (JAP) held protests outside different mosques against the killing of Shia Muslims in the Kurram Agency and in Parachinar. Addressing a protest rally ... Read more...

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Eleven beheaded in sectarian violence in Pakistan


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) At least 11 Shia Muslims were executed by a rival Sunni group in Pakistan's Kurram agency, a volatile north-western tribal district, a tribal leader said Monday. The beheaded ... Read more...

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Pak Army could be deployed for poll duty


December 26th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistans caretaker Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz has said that the army would be deployed at sensitive places in Pakistan during the January 8 polls. The army will not directly ... Read more...

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