Tribal Areas

News and reports from the tribal areas of Pakistan

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

Afghan cross-border attack injures two Pakistani soldiers in SW

Afghan cross-border attack took place near South Waziristan. “Pakistani troops responded and targeted positions from where fire was coming,” ISPR.

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.

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.

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.

‘Zarb-e-Azb helped decrease polio cases in FATA’

In less than a year, polio cases in FATA have dropped to just seven in 2015 from 179 during the same period in 2014, showing tremendous progress in eradication of the crippling disease in the area.

Drone kills at least 4 suspected militants in South Waziristan

US drone fired two missiles at a suspected militant hideout killing four in Shawal area of South Waziristan on Sunday.

Minorities receive domicile rights in FATA

In a historic move, Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan KP signed a summary in this regard on Saturday.

Passing out ceremony for Levies men held in Mirali

The ceremony was held in Mirali, ISPR said in a statement, adding that the 10-week training had started on Feb 2.

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.

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.

We put to death 23 FC soldiers, captured in 2010; Mohmand Taliban

Mohamand Agency Taliban chief chapter has claimed the killing of the 23 FC soldiers. The soldiers were kidnapped in June 2010 and killed on Sunday.

New polio case reported in N. Waziristan, thousands of children at stake

Hilal, a 12 month old daughter of Sadullah is the latest victim of the crippling disease. Her father told that their children did not receive a single drop of the polio vaccine. Sadullah is a resident of Datta Khel village near Miranshah in NWA.

North Waziristan Air strikes on social media

Journalists and common users on social media expressed their reaction on the fresh military air strikes in North Waziristan. Many people called it targeted operation and appreciated.

N. Waziristan! Another polio case reported

This is the second polio case in the passing month December, as NWA is known as one of the most affected area regarding polio. The area is also most volatile and very difficult for polio workers to access.