FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

Pak Army in FATA

Two killed in roadside IED blast in Bajaur

Two people riding the vehicle, identified as Amanullah and Gul Badin, were killed in the explosion, Charmang area of Nawagai Tehsil, Bajaur.

Explosions injure 5 in Bannu, 3 kids in North Waziristan

Three minor girls in Eidak village of Mir Ali and five more including a mother and her child in Bannu were hurt in two separate toy-bomb blasts on Monday.
Dotani Tribe Protest

Dotani tribe protest against Political Administration in S. Waziristan

In the protest, they have blocked Wana to Zhob road, shut down schools and refused the Polio vaccination in Tehsil Toi Khula, while demanding to release their people.
Fata Youth

Youth, women led Signature drive for Fata-KP merger kicks off in Landi Kotal, Peshawar

A large number of members of the civil society, political workers, and journalists are participating in the drive initiated by Fata Youth Jirga across Pakistan.
Bab-e-Khyber

Political Administration, Anti-merger tribesmen on roads against KP-Fata merger

Political Administration's Khasadar force personnel & tribal elders from the seven tribal agencies & six FRs attended the anti-merger rally to oppose KP - Fata merger.
Fish in Landi Kotal

Fish consumption on rise in Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency

On winter's arrival, use of fish has increased many folds in Landi Kotal as the tribesmen are keen to consume fish to gain extra calories in the chilly weather.
Mir Ali NWA

6 killed, 8 injured in North Waziristan blast targeting military vehicle

The vehicle was carrying three civilian candidates seeking recruitment in the army, who alongside three other civilians were killed in the blast in Mir Ali

Trade activities picking up at Torkham border

Trade except imports and exports have begun picking up momentum at Torkham due to a steady increase in the number of Afghan nationals coming to Pakistan.
Nayyer Iqbal Rana

Pakistan receives body of slain consulate officer from Afghanistan at Torkham

Nayyer Iqbal Rana, the Pakistani diplomat at Jalalabad consulate was shot dead outside his residence by unknown gunmen on Monday evening when he was returning home...
Afghan Students

Border officials facilitate Afghan children to continue their studies in Pakistan

Afghan students were provided with special RFID cards that are valid inside the premises of Torkham and could not be used to travel outside of Torkham area.
Pakistan gate Torkham

Import, export clearing process suspend between Pakistan, Afghanistan

Clearing process of import and export commodities due to the introduction of new conditions for clearing goods in the Custom Center, Torkham.
Aman Lashkar

Two militants killed in clash with ‘peace lashkar’ in Khyber Agency

Members of the pro-government tribal militia "Aman Lashkar" in Landi Kotal responded with heavy firing to the attack and killed at least two suspected militants.
Kasrat Rai

World famous Peace Walker walks for Fata-KP merger

World famous peace walker Kharal Kasrat Rai believes that with merging FATA in KP would remove the sense of deprivation of the tribesmen and would get their all rights.
Islam Gul

Tribal journalist from Khyber Agency goes missing

Islam Gul had gone to Islamabad previous day for his work and then he was missing. No contact had been made with him as his cell phone numbers were found off, he added.
Afghan Truck

One killed two hurt in road mishap in Landi Kotal

The truck loaded with repatriated family was on its way to Torkham border when the truck hit a hilly point of the roadside and turned over while negotiating a deadly curve.

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