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Hizbul commander's body recovered in Kashmir

The bullet-riddled body of a Hizbul Mujahideen commander from Kashmir`s Tangmarg area was recovered on Saturday, police said.

11 pro-government militia members killed in NW Pakistan

 The bullet-riddled bodies of six anti-Taliban militia fighters were discovered Wednesday in Pakistan`s northwestern Khyber tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, taking the number of tribesmen found executed by Islamists this week to 11.

Pakistan forces wind up military campaign in Khyber tribal region

Pakistan has ended a major military operation in the Khyber tribal area, flushing out the Taliban militants from the volatile region and blocking their entry points on borders with Afghanistan, officials said.

Army calls mobile tower attacks terror outfit 'fringe' group

The Army on Monday said that the Lashkar-e-Islam (LeI) group, which was behind the attacks on mobile towers in the Valley, appears to be a "fringe" element, adding that such threats were investigated seriously.

Kashmir mobile tower land owners to suspend operations till June 10

The mobile phone towers owner association in Kashmir on Tuesday decided to keep transmitting towers off till June 10 after separatist guerrillas attacked mobile vendors in Sopore town and adjoining areas, forcing them to shut down outlets of different companies.

BSNL retail franchises down shutters in Kashmir

No pre-paid BSNL cellphone subscriber could recharge his/her phone in the valley on Monday after all the five main retail franchise outlets of BSNL in the Kashmir Valley shut down their operations.

Militants attack mobile phone tower in Srinagar

 Separatist guerrillas on Monday attacked a cell phone tower here with a hand grenade, injuring one person, police said.

Pakistan militant spokesman phones to deny death

A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.

US drone strike kills nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan

A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed nine militants linked to the Pakistani Taliban in an area close to the countries` rugged border, officials said Tuesday.

'Seven Pakistani soldiers, 80 militants killed during operation against militants'

Seven soldiers and 80 terrorists have been killed during an ongoing operation in Pakistan against militants, a military spokesperson said.

Pakistan says 34 militants killed in "precise" strikes in northwest

Pakistani air strikes on Wednesday killed 34 militants in the lawless northwest of the country, near the mountainous border with Afghanistan, security officials said, but tribal residents put the toll at 20.

Seven militants killed in Pakistan blast inside militant hideout

At least seven militants were killed inside their hideout on Friday in a high-intensity explosion in Pakistan's restive tribal region, officials said.

17 militants killed in Pakistan tribal district: Officials

Pakistani security forces killed at least 17 militants in heavy overnight shelling in a restive northwestern tribal district, officials said on Saturday.

TTP joins hands with Lashkar-i-Islam

 Pakistan's main terrorist outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Friday joined hands with outlawed Lashkar-e-Islam in the country's northwest to confront the military, which has launched an all-out campaign against militants holed-up in the tribal region.

Pakistan air strikes kill 15 militants

Pakistan`s military on Friday said it killed 15 insurgents in air strikes in a restive tribal district near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a decade.

US reiterates demand for Pak doctor Afridi`s release

Describing the reduction in the jail term of Shakeel Afridi as a positive step, the US on Tuesday reiterated its demand for release of the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA trace al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Workers fired for helping doctor who tracked bin Laden reinstated

A Pakistani court has reinstated two women health workers who were sacked for allegedly helping Shakil Afridi, the doctor arrested for assisting the CIA in tracking former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

‘Moustache-man’ Afridi flirting with death in Pakistan

Pakistani businessman Malik Amir Mohammad Khan Afridi has been kidnapped, threatened with death, forcibly displaced and lives apart from his family: all because of his enormous moustache.

Lashkar-e-Islam lashes two alleged robbers

Militant groups in northwest Pakistan have often punished or even executed people accused of various crimes in areas controlled by them.