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Two among protesting IDPs killed in firing by forces in Bakakhel

Eight other were injured when the protesting IDPs were not allowed to go outside the camp and troops opened fire to disperse the protesters.
Landmine victims

Landmine victims in Fata are helpless to survive

Neither government nor non-governmental organizations payed attention to clean the area of mines. Most of the landmines were found in cultivating fields and in foothills near to the villages like Basharah.

Survey started to identify destruction to local’s houses in Khyber Agency

The political administration has started a survey in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency to identify houses, destroyed during operations against terrorists.
AIDS in FATA

Fata more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, increasing number of patients alarming

After 13 years, when the Fata AIDS Control Programme was launched in 2003, no single patient could be examined in Fata based laboratories due to lack of facilities, medicine and proper awareness.
Tirah

Beautiful Tirah valley needs attention of authorities

The beauty queen of Khyber Agency “Tirah Valley” of brave Pashtuns has been badly affected during a long time terrorism and extremism in recent past.
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.
Ahmad Ali's Wife

No Access to Justice; Prisoners face pathetic conditions in Fata

Conditions of Prisoners in Fata are worsening. They are provided with substandard foods, no clean drinking water and no easy access to toilets and washrooms.
Zaman Mehsud

Tribal journalist Zaman Mehsud killed in Tank

TTP Commander Qari Saifullah claimed credit for killing Zaman Mehsud, saying Zaman was not giving coverage to Taliban news. Saifullah threatened to kill more journalists.

Army chief spends first Ramazan with soldiers in Khyber

General Raheel Sharif spent the entire day on Friday with troops and tribal people in Khyber Agency.

9 militants, 4 security personnel killed in Waziristan

A search operation was carried out in the town located on the border of restive South and North Waziristan

Five ‘militants’ killed in clash with security forces in North Waziristan

Three security personnel also sustained injuries during the clash, and were rushed to the nearby hospital.

Afridi plays exhibition match for IDPs in Bannu

Shahid Khan Afridi lead 'Afridi 11' to victory against 'TDP 11' in an exhibition match organised by the Pakistan Army at the Bakakhel camp in Bannu for the affectees of the North Waziristan operation.

Local Government elections in FATA, Sherpao demands

Sherpao reiterated his complaint against the federal government of not giving Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa its share of net hydel profits made this year or the previous year.
Khyber Agency School

Despite govt tall claims, education is still in dismal state in war-frayed Fata

Thousands of students have no textbook in Mohmand Agency. Govt initiated mass enrollment campaigns while hundreds of schools exist in tents without buildings, drinking water and toilets.

Zarb-e-Azb, a comprehensive operation in North Waziristan

A comprehensive operation was launched officially in N. Waziristan to eliminate Taliban and foreign militants. More than 100 militants were reported killed.