Khyber tribal region

Thousands cross Pak-Afghan border after temporary reopening

Nearly 20,000 stranded Afghans and about 2,000 Pakistanis crossed back to their countries yesterday when Pakistan opened the border with Afghanistan for two days which was closed last month after a string of militant attacks.

Mar 08, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Polio vaccine being given under army cover in Pakistan

Polio workers continued to administer polio drops Thursday under the protection of the army in Pakistan`s Khyber tribal region in the fourth phase of polio vaccination drive.

May 16, 2014, 00:58 AM IST

Nine killed in blast in Pakistan`s tribal belt

At least nine persons were killed and several others injured when a mortar shell exploded in a home in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, officials said.

Jan 06, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

Security personnel to administer polio vaccine in Pakistan

Around 200 security personnel have been trained to immunise children against polio in northwestern Pakistan after civilian workers refused to join an upcoming campaign against the crippling disease.

Jan 06, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

104 terrorists, 8 troops killed in operation against Taliban

More than 100 militants, including foreign fighters, and eight soldiers were killed during an operation conducted to flush out the Taliban from Pakistan`s restive Khyber tribal region, a top army officer said on Wednesday.

Sep 04, 2013, 17:26 PM IST

Blast in northwest Pakistan kills 19, injures 50

The explosives-laden car was parked at Fauji Market in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency.

Dec 17, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

Militant group kills its former commander in northwest Pak

The banned Lashkar-e-Islam killed one of its former commanders after holding him in custody for almost 18 months.

Oct 03, 2012, 13:12 PM IST

Two bomb attacks kill 34 in northwest Pakistan

A powerful car bomb went off in a market at Landi Kotal town in the restive Khyber tribal region, killing at least 27 people, including three children.

Jun 17, 2012, 09:42 AM IST

Seven killed in blast in northwest Pakistan

At least seven persons were killed
and nine others injured when a passenger van was targeted with
a bomb in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest

Apr 04, 2012, 12:26 PM IST