79 killed, 97 injured due to heavy rains in Pakistan: Officials

79 killed, 97 injured due to heavy rains in Pakistan: Officials

At least 79 people were killed and 97 injured in separate rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan over the past 10 days, authorities said on Saturday. 

Mar 20, 2016, 03:56 AM IST
Bomb at volleyball match kills four Shiites in northwest Pakistan

Bomb at volleyball match kills four Shiites in northwest Pakistan

A bomb targeting Shiite Muslims at a volleyball match killed at least four people and injured eight in Pakistan`s restive northwest on Sunday, officials said. 

Jan 04, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

23 militants killed in air strikes in North Waziristan

 At least 23 suspected militants were killed today when Pakistani fighter jets targeted their hideouts in Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency.

Jan 01, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Pakistan rocket attack kills one soldier, injures six

At least one soldier was killed and six others injured on Friday when militants fired rockets at a local government headquarters in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region.

Dec 05, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Five soldiers, 15 militants killed in Pakistan attacks

At least five soldiers and 15 militants were killed in three separate incidents involving a gunfight and two bombings in northwestern Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.

Nov 11, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Pakistani forces destroy hideout, kill militants

Security forces targeted militant hideouts in Orakzai agency`s Mamozai and Khadizai areas.

May 06, 2012, 14:48 PM IST

Grim exchange of bodies after Pak Army, Taliban clash

The clash was the latest flare-up in Orakzai, one of seven tribal areas near Pakistan`s porous western border with Afghanistan.

Jan 09, 2012, 16:02 PM IST

Bomb kills 3 in Pakistan: Officials

An improvised explosive device planted by militants went off in Ibrahimzai.

Jan 22, 2011, 13:50 PM IST

13 Taliban fighters killed`, militants blow up Pak schools

Thirteen Taliban fighters were killed and seven others injured when helicopter gunships targeted militant positions in the restive Orakzai tribal region of northwest Pakistan Sunday, security sources said.

Oct 24, 2010, 23:53 PM IST

Pak soldier, 11 militants killed in Orakzai tribal region

A paramilitary soldier and 11
militants were killed in clashes between security forces and
the Taliban in Pakistan`s volatile tribal belt today,
officials said.

Aug 19, 2010, 21:19 PM IST

Air strikes in Orakzai kill 10 Taliban militants

Jet fighters have pounded Taliban hideouts in volatile Orakzai tribal region.

Jun 14, 2010, 13:56 PM IST

Pak jets pound Orakzai, kill 10 Taliban extremists

Pak fighter jets targeted several Taliban hideouts in Upper Orakzai region.

Jun 13, 2010, 11:42 AM IST

30 militants killed in Pak`s Orakzai tribal region

Thirty militants and a soldier
were killed on Wednesday in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in
northwest Pakistan, where security forces conducted aerial and
ground offensives against the Taliban.

Jun 02, 2010, 17:38 PM IST

Pak troops kill 50 militants; Taliban gun down tribal elder

Continuing its crackdown on Taliban militants in the volatile tribal region close to
Afghanistan, Pak Army killed 50 militants

May 27, 2010, 18:43 PM IST

Pakistani troops kill 8 Taliban rebels

At least eight Taliban militants were killed and around a dozen more were injured on Sunday in clashes in Pakistan`s tribal region bordering Afghanistan, government officials said.

Apr 25, 2010, 15:05 PM IST

Burqa clad suicide bombers kill 41 in Pakistan

Two burqa-clad suicide bombers
Saturday struck a food distribution camp for people displaced by
anti-militancy operations in northwest Pakistan, killing 41
people and injuring 65 others.

Apr 17, 2010, 23:41 PM IST

Pak security forces kill 17 militants in Orakzai

At least 17 Taliban militants were killed on Friday in a fresh assault by Pakistani security forces on a Taliban stronghold in the volatile Orakzai tribal region, official sources said.

Apr 16, 2010, 12:01 PM IST

Pakistan troops kill 43 militants in Orakzai

Troops backed by helicopter gunships killed 43 militants and destroyed three hideouts in the volatile Orakzai tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Sunday, official sources said.

Apr 12, 2010, 08:43 AM IST

Pakistan troops kill 12 militants in Orakzai

Pakistani troops backed by gunship helicopters on Sunday destroyed three hideouts, killing 12 militants in the restive northwesten Orakzai tribal region.

Apr 11, 2010, 16:38 PM IST

Pak troops kill over 90 militants in Aurakzai

Over 90 militants have been killed
in Pakistan`s restive Aurakzai tribal region in recent
operations by the Army to flush out elements associated with
the Taliban, a top paramilitary commander said on Friday.

Mar 27, 2010, 00:18 AM IST