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    The Battle For Pakistan North Waziristan

  • 3 Pakistan Army officers, one soldier martyred in IED blast in North Waziristan: ISPR

    Three officers and a soldier of the Pakistan Army were martyred in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Kharqamar area of North Waziristan tribal district on Friday, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said...

    Four other soldiers also sustained injuries when terrorists targeted a military vehicle through an IED planted on the roadside, the military's media wing said...

  • 2 Pakistan Army soldiers martyred during operation in North Waziristan: ISPR

    Two Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred and five were injured during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) late last night in Khaisura and Dossali areas of North Waziristan, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    "Security forces conducted an IBO on credible information about the presence of terrorists in Khaisura and Dossali areas of North Waziristan late last night...

  • At least nine killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: At least nine suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the remote Shawal Valley in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region on Saturday...

    According to sources, the drones targeted a house in Shawal's Zoya Saidgai area, which is said to be a hideout of the Afghan Taliban...

  • Eight killed in North Waziristan drone attack

    PESHAWAR: Eight suspected militants were killed when a US drone fired missiles at a compound in Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency on Saturday...

    Sources said that four missiles were fired at the compound in Dray Nashter area of Shawal Valley, adding that a double cabin pick-up truck was also destroyed in the attack...

  • Britons lose cricket match, win hearts in North Waziristan

    MIRAMSHAH: In an event marked by considerable sporting enthusiasm, a UK cricket team clashed with a side comprising former Pakistan greats on Thursday and though the visitors lost the entertaining T20 game in Miramshah, they won the hearts of locals who came to watch the match in large numbers...

    The British team was led by Daily Mail journalist Peter Oborne while the Pakistani XI included ex-star players Inzimamul Haq, Shahid Afridi,...

  • Three soldiers martyred in North Waziristan attack

    PESHAWAR: Three soldiers were martyred and seven others injured in an attack on a vehicle of the Frontier Corps in Razmak sub-division of North Waziristan Agency on Monday...

    Officials said the soldiers were patrolling the Doseli area when the attackers opened fire on their vehicle...

  • US drone strike in North Waziristan leaves six 'militants' dead

    PESHAWAR: Six suspected militants were reportedly killed while two others sustained injuries in a United States drone strike in Shawal Tehsil of North Waziristan on Monday, DawnNews reported...

    Two missiles were fired on a ‘militant hideout’ in Zoye Narye Area of restive North Waziristan’s Shawal Tehsil, the report added...

  • Two security personnel killed in North Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: Two security personnel were killed and one injured Friday in North Waziristan's Ghulam Khan area when militants opened fire at a security forces' vehicle...

    According to security sources, militants targeted a security forces' vehicle which was patrolling the area as per routine...

  • Return of North Waziristan IDPs continues at snail’s pace

    PESHAWAR: Although officials claim that most areas of North Waziristan Agency have been cleared of the militants, yet return process of the internally displaced persons to the conflict stricken tribal area is going at a snail’s pace...

    Officials said that only 230 displaced families had returned to their native area in some pockets of North Waziristan since the repatriation programme was launched with big pump and show on March 31... ...

  • 13 suspected militants killed in North Waziristan blitz: ISPR

    ISLAMABAD: At least 13 suspected militants were killed on Wednesday during airstrikes conducted by military fighter jets in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Tribal Agency, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The statement added that five hideouts of the militants were also destroyed in the blitz...

  • Air strikes kill 17 militants in North Waziristan: officials

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani air strikes on Friday killed at least 17 militants in the country's restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, security officials said, part of a major operation against the Taliban...

    The strikes came two days after the massacre of 45 minority Ismaili Muslims in Karachi claimed by the Islamic State group (IS) and the Taliban's Jundullah faction which has previously reportedly allied itself to IS...

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