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Bomb kills three, wounds 26 in North-West Pakistan: Officials

The explosion struck a truck carrying civilians, most of them labourers, in a far-flung frontier village in Bajaur tribal district, one of Pakistan`s seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Pak Army says it will not deploy troops outside region

Pakistan army has said it will not send troops for any mission outside the region.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 65 militants near Afghan border

Pakistani airstrikes killed 65 militants today in two tribal regions along the Afghan border, the army said, part of a yearlong campaign against insurgents in rugged areas where they have long sheltered.

Aug 18, 2015, 01:29 AM IST

Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country`s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a massive ongoing operation against the Taliban.

Jun 28, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Suicide attack kills seven Pakistani soldiers

A suicide attack has killed seven Pakistani soldiers in a restive northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said on Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Bomb kills six in Pakistan tribal area: Officials

 A bomb explosion on Monday killed at least six people including a pro-government tribal elder in a restive Pakistani region near the Afghan border, officials said.

May 11, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

54 militants killed in military operation Pak's restive NW

At least 54 suspected militants belonging to a pro-Taliban outfit, including its spokesman, were on Wednesday killed when Pakistani fighter jets pounded their hideouts and troops clashed with the insurgents in the volatile northwest tribal region near the Afghan border.

Mar 25, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

30 militants killed in fresh airstrikes in Pak's restive NW

Pakistan fighter jets today bombed several militant hideouts in the country's volatile northwest tribal region near the Afghan border where a major military campaign is underway, killing 30 more militants including key commanders.

Mar 25, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Pakistan clash kills three soldiers, seven militants: Officials

At least three soldiers and seven militants were killed on Monday in a clash in Pakistan`s troubled northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border, officials said.

Jan 19, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

US drone strike kills eight militants in northwest Pakistan

 

Peshawar: At least eight militants were killed on Thursday night in a US drone strike on a compound in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.

Nov 21, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

Militants blow up girls' school in northwest Pakistan

A government girls' school was blown up on Monday by militants near the Afghan border in Pakistan's troubled northwest tribal region.

Sep 08, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

Cricket fans urged to donate to Pakistanis fleeing fighting

Pakistan`s cricket stars on Tuesday appealed to fans to donate more money for more than 800,000 people displaced by a military offensive in the restive northwest.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

Pakistan helicopters pound rebels as 150,000 civilians flee

Pakistani helicopter gunships pounded militant targets in the country`s northwest Friday, killing up to 20 rebels, as the number of civilians fleeing an expected ground offensive passed 150,000.

Jun 20, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Pakistan jets kill 32 militants in tribal region

At least 32 militants, including key commanders, were killed today in precision air strikes at the hideouts of the Taliban in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said.

May 21, 2014, 11:01 AM IST

Pakistan jets strike insurgent bases, 37 militants killed

Pakistani military jets today pounded terrorists` positions along the Afghan border in the restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 16 suspected militants and injuring 15 others.

Apr 24, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.

Dec 26, 2013, 02:13 AM IST

Pakistani Army launches offensive near Afghan border

Residents of Pakistan`s ethnic Pashtun region of North Waziristan accused government troops on Monday of killing dozens of civilians during a military operation against Taliban insurgents.

Dec 23, 2013, 16:33 PM IST

US drone strike kills two in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.

Nov 29, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Pakistan closes Afghan border ahead of drones protest

Pakistan Saturday closed its border with Afghanistan ahead of protests against US drone attacks, official sources said.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:38 PM IST

Afghans stage anti-Pakistan protest

Hundreds of Afghans have held a rally to protest the latest incidents along their country`s border with Pakistan, blaming the neighbouring nation for the spate of shootouts near the boundary.

May 07, 2013, 14:21 PM IST