The Taliban, who are opposed to the education of girls,
have destroyed hundreds of schools across northwest Pakistan.
The Taliban have targeted several Sufi shrines in northwest Pakistan in recent years.
Taliban militants are opposed to the practice of people paying their respect at Sufi shrines.
militants, including five commanders, today surrendered to the
security forces in Bajaur tribal region of northwest Pakistan,
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.
Pakistani troops backed by gunship helicopters on Sunday destroyed three hideouts, killing 12 militants in the restive northwesten Orakzai tribal region.
Pro-Taliban militants have beheaded two of six tribal elders who were kidnapped a month ago from the lawless Aurakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan, sources said on Thursday.
Pro-Taliban militants blew up two government-run schools in the troubled Mohmand tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, officials said.
Day in Pics: 27th November
Showbiz World - November 27, 2014