Posts tagged as: South Waziristan

Blast kills Taliban leader, his four guards in South Waziristan


A roadside bomb has killed a senior commander of Pakistani Taliban and his four guards in the restive South Waziristan, officials said Thursday. A remote-controlled bomb targeted Commander Ghula Jan Wazir’s vehicle in in Bermal tehsil near Wana in South Waziristan tribal agency. Commander Jan and his four personal guards were killed at the scene, […]

Bomb targeting security forces kill 17 near Peshawar

A bomb blast, targeting a convoy of security forces, killed at least 17 people including paramilitary soldiers and children, in near Peshawar on Sunday, officials said.     Police said twenty people were also injured when terrorists attacked the convoy with a remote-controlled bomb in the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. […]

Army chief asks Waziristan IDPs to return homes

Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani on Thursday appealed to the people of South Waziristan who have left to return to their homes and resume their normal life. The army chief was speaking in South Waziristan after inaugurating a road. Pakistan Army has completed third trade corridor on Pak-Afghan border in South Waziristan Agency in […]

US drone kills 5 in South Waziristan

An American spy aircraft Wednesday fired missiles into South Waziristan tribal region and killed at least five people, security officials said.   Two missiles were fired on a house in Sararogha area early morning, completely destroying the building.   All those in the compound were killed and injured, officials said.   They said that the […]

Pakistani tribesmen stage huge anti-US rally in South Waziristan

Thousands of tribesmen took to the streets in South Waziristan on Saturday to protest against U.S. drone strikes two days after a senior Taliban leader and eight more people were killed in two attacks in the region.   A drone strike killed Mulla Nazir, chief of his own faction of the Pakistani Taliban in South […]

Interior Minister Rehman Malik rejects Taliban truce offer

Rejecting truce offer of the Taliban, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Thursday said this offer of conditional respite is unacceptable. He said that the militant outfits cannot dictate the state.   Earlier, the Taliban hinted at a cease-fire with the Pakistani government tying their truce with an end to Pakistan’s participation in the Afghan war […]

Extremist commander Maulvi Abbas killed in South Waziristan

Extremist commander Maulvi Abbas among five have been killed while several others injured as blast rips through near a vegetable market in South Waziristan tribal region’s Wana area, say media reports.   Officials said the blast of unknown nature took place Rustam Bazaar at South Waziristan Agency headquarters, Wana. Five people were killed and many […]

Taliban return: Bombers kill two Pakistani soldiers in South Waziristan


Concerns about the Taliban return in the volatile South Waziristan tribal region grow in the wake of two suicide attacks in a week on the security forces and a pro-government militant leader, which killed two soldiers and eight civilians.   Two soldiers were killed when they tried to blow up two suicide bombers, who were […]

ECP issues code of conduct for elections

In what appeared to be a quite positive development, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a 49-point code of conduct for general elections, warning the contestants to abide by rules and regulations or face disqualification. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (Retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim cautioned, “Only talks are not enough to keep the […]

Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan opposes military operation in North Waziristan

Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday opposed the plan of military offensive in North Waziristan, saying it would further deteriorate the law and order situation in the country. Speaking on floor of the house, senior leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) said that the government wants to launch […]

Malala’s attack: Pakistan announces $1 million bounty for TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan

Reacting over brutal attack on Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan has placed one million dollar bounty on the head of the spokesperson of the Tehreek-e-Taliban  Pakistan(TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan. Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the bounty announced for him who claimed responsibility for the Malala’s attack. While interviewing to an American TV, the minister said that the […]

Imran Khan announces to protest against drone strikes in front of United Nations

Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, has said that they will go to New York and stage a protest outside the United Nations against US drone strikes. While speaking to the media, he declared his peace-march an achievement and announced two more steps to pace up his campaign against US drone strikes – a rally in front […]


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