Over 600 people, including 125 illegal Afghan immigrants, have been arrested and a large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered during raids by police in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as part of measures to counter terrorism and improve security.
Pakistan on Wednesday hanged a man convicted for attempting to assassinate former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution in the country after a moratorium on death penalty was lifted following the Peshawar school carnage.
Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday said that Afghan refugees are the constant source of worsening law and order situation in the troubled province and called for their rapid repatriation.
Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to issue arms permit to private schools in the province in wake of a Taliban assault on an army-run school here that killed 150 people, mostly children.
The Peshawar school massacre probe has been extended to Afghanistan as Pakistani security forces have arrested accomplices and facilitators of the Taliban attackers, Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said on Saturday.
The provincial government of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday said that it will take steps to send back illegal Afghan refugees, alleging that their presence was main reason for persistent occurrences of terrorism, unrest and crimes in the northwestern province.
State-run educational institutions in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would be named after children killed in the Taliban's deadly assault on an army-run school in Peshawar last week, the provincial government has said.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced that government educational institutions in the province would be named after the children killed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants in the barbaric attack Dec 16 on the Army Public School in Peshawar.
A grand welcome planned for Pakistan's hockey team which won a silver medal in Champions Trophy was on Tuesday called off after a brazen Taliban attack on a military-run school that killed at least 160 people, mostly children.