Tribal belt

Pakistan Army unearths bomb factory in tribal belt

The Pakistan Army on Tuesday said it has unearthed a bomb factory and seized a huge cache of explosives during their ground operation against the Taliban militants in the restive North Waziristan tribal region.

Jul 01, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

30 militants killed in Pak military operation in tribal belt

At least 30 militants were killed today in targeted airstrikes conducted by Pakistan`s military in the restive northwest tribal region, taking the total number of terrorists killed in the army`s all-out offensive against the Taliban to over 260.

Jun 21, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

Pakistan to use polio vaccine checkpoints in Taliban areas

Pakistani officials said Monday they would begin administering polio vaccines to children at security checkpoints in the country`s lawless tribal belt.

Apr 15, 2014, 02:21 AM IST

Pakistan launches anti-polio drive in lawless tribal belt

A three-day anti-polio drive has been launched in the lawless tribal belt of northwest Pakistan to vaccinate over 220,000 children though women health workers are not part of the campaign for security reasons.

Nov 19, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

Two Khasadar personnel injured in Pakistan blast

Two personnel of the Khasadar militia were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded market in Pakistan`s restive tribal belt on Monday, officials said.

Nov 06, 2012, 00:45 AM IST

28 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan

Pak Security forces shelled militant positions in the restive tribal belt.

Feb 20, 2011, 16:19 PM IST

Pakistan kills 28 militants in tribal belt

The US brands the tribal region near Afghan border a global HQ of al Qaeda.

Jan 29, 2011, 12:22 PM IST

Pak sees need for crackdown in tribal belt: Petraeus

The top US commander in
Afghanistan said Tuesday that Pakistan recognised the need to
take more action against insurgents in tribal regions from
which they can attack NATO forces over the border.

Nov 23, 2010, 20:49 PM IST

Sikhs ready to return to Pak`s restive tribal belt

Amid reports that members of the Sikh community were reluctant to return to their homes in Pakistan`s restive Orakzai Agency.

Oct 20, 2010, 21:37 PM IST

Fighting between tribes in Pakistan claims over 100 lives

The clashes over the allocation of irrigation water began three weeks ago.

Sep 17, 2010, 21:11 PM IST

13 killed in clashes over irrigation water in Pak tribal belt

At least 13 people were killed in a fresh gun battle between two rival groups over
distribution of irrigation water in Pakistan`s restive tribal
belt, taking to 50 the toll in three weeks of fighting over
the issue.

Sep 16, 2010, 21:07 PM IST

Three injured in militant attack in Pak tribal belt

Militants ambushed a government
vehicle in the restive Khyber tribal region in northwest
Pakistan on Thursday, injuring at least three people, including a
minor boy.

Jul 01, 2010, 17:56 PM IST

Militia commander escapes bid on life in Pak tribal belt

The commander of a militia in Pakistan`s tribal belt survived an attempt on his life on Friday when security forces defused a bomb planted in his vehicle by militants.

May 07, 2010, 15:40 PM IST

Four militants killed in air strikes in Pak tribal belt

Pakistani helicopter gunships on Sunday pounded Taliban hideouts in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in the country`s northwest, killing at least four militants.

May 02, 2010, 14:58 PM IST

Militants blow up three schools in Pak tribal belt

Pro-Taliban militants on Thursday blew
up three schools in the lawless Orakzai tribal region in
northwest Pakistan, where security forces killed at least five
insurgents and apprehended 23 more.

Apr 29, 2010, 18:05 PM IST

13 militants killed, 26 held in northwest Pak

Backed by helicopter gunships and
artillery, Pakistani security forces today killed at least 13
militants and arrested 26 others in the restive tribal belt
and adjoining areas.

Apr 27, 2010, 20:52 PM IST

Taliban commander among 18 militants killed in Pak

Pakistani military helicopter gunships on Thursday pounded militant hideouts in restive Orakzai tribal region killing at least 12 terrorists while a Taliban commander was among six insurgents who died in a clash between two rival rebel factions in the area.

Apr 01, 2010, 21:10 PM IST

10 militants killed in Pak tribal belt

At least 10 militants were killed
in clashes with security forces and air strikes in northwest
Pakistan`s restive Aurakzai tribal region on Thursday, officials
said.

Mar 25, 2010, 18:26 PM IST

Taliban militants blow up girls` school in Pak tribal belt

The Taliban on Wednesday blew up a girls`
school in Pakistan`s restive northwestern tribal region, a day
after it was reopened by authorities following its closure by
the militants two years ago.

Mar 17, 2010, 20:59 PM IST

Motorcycles banned in Bara area of Pak tribal belt

Authorities have imposed a ban on
the use of motorcycles in Bara area of Pakistan`s restive
Khyber tribal region, warning that anyone violating the order
would be shot at sight.

Mar 11, 2010, 18:36 PM IST