FATA

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

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
Pakistan gate Torkham

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.

Five apprehend in search operation in Landi Kotal

Wednesday-Thursday middle night, undisclosed hurled two grenades in the cantonment however no causality occurred as the device landed in the deserted area.
FATA Rally

Anti-FCR ‘Fata Reforms Movement launched’ demanding merger with KP

Political leaders and other activists demand government Fata's earlier merger into KP before October 9, otherwise they will arrange massive sit-in in Islamabad against FCR.
PEACE CUP 2017

North Waziristan hosts Peace Cup 2017 cricket match; PAK XI vs UK Media XI

In collaboration with PCB and Peshawar Zalmi, Pakistan army held the match at Miranshah on special instructions of COAS Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa who dubbed it as a gift Fata.
FATA YOUTH

Alarming; Youth are prone to drugs in tribal areas

Drug-dealers in Fata, in large number are dealing for differing kinds of drugs and they smuggle it to many other cities of Pakistan and neighbour countries.
Disable Persons in FATA

Government is slothful towards helpless disable persons in Fata

Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Area is home to thousands of disable persons and its ratio is 15% in the terrorism hit tribal region as compare to 10% internationally.

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