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Security forces clear four caves, three compounds in Khyber operation

ISLAMABAD: Security forces carried out a search operation in Nagrosa Alged near village Sheikhan of Khyber Agency and cleared four caves, three compounds and an abandoned improvised explosive device (IED) making factory on Thursday. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here, cache of weapons and ammunition, hidden by the terrorists were also…

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Pakistan Army soldier martyred, five terrorists killed at Pak Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army soldier embraced martyrdom during clash with terrorists in Rajgal Valley on Thursday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists opened fired on the newly-established Pakistani checkposts in Rajgal valley at multiple places while exploiting absence of any control in Afghan border areas. Sepoy Muhammad Ilyas was martyred during an exchange…

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Over 90 percent of FATA TDPs returned to their native areas

ISLAMABAD: Ninety five percent Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have returned to their native areas. According to FATA Disaster Management Authority, three hundred and twenty thousand families of Temporarily Displaced Persons have gone back to their areas. The remaining seventeen thousand TDPs families belonging to North Waziristan and Khyber…

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UK military chief visits forward post at Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS), UK Army called on Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt at Corps Headquarters Peshawar today (Saturday). The general officer was given a detailed briefing on Operation Radd ul Fasad (RuF), Border Managment, TDP return and the mega development and rehabilitation projects undertaken…

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Pakistan Army soldier embraces martyrdom in border attack

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army soldier was killed in Khyber Agency on Saturday, Samaa reported. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR),terrorists fired from across the border on newly established Pakistani Border post in Rajgal Valley in Khyber Agency. Twenty-two-year-old Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, the officer commanding that post got hit while performing his duties and embraced…

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Forces clear two terrorist strongholds in Khyber Agency

LANDI KOTAL: Security Forces have cleared two strong holds of terrorists in Rajgal valley of Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan. According to ISPR, Spinkai top dominating Saprai pass and Star Kille have been secured. Two major passes entering from Afghanistan inside Pakistan have been secured and effectively being dominated by Pakistan Army. Under the operation Khyber-IV,…

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Khasadar Force official martyred in blast near FC check-post

PESHAWAR: One of two security officials, who were injured when an explosion took place on Sunday near a Frontier Corps (FC) check-post on Badhaber-Shaikhan Road in Khyber Agency, succumbed to his injuries. The deceased was an officer of the Khasadar Force. Security officials have initiated search operation in the area. According to sources, the explosive…

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FC recovers huge quantity of firearms from Khyber Agency areas

RAWALPINDI: Frontiers Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recovered huge quantity of weapons and ammunition last night from Akka Khel, Guli Khel & Ghaibi Nokia areas of Khyber Agency during intelligence based operation (IBO). The recoveries include Sub Machine Guns, prepared IEDs and fuses. –SAMAA

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KP CM orders ‘reasonable’ pay raise

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed the finance ministry to announce a ‘reasonable’ raise in salaries of provincial government employees and asked the health and education sectors to come up with a viable proposal to divert major allocations to these sectors. He was addressing a meeting giving final touches to different schemes…

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Five peace committee members martyred in Khyber Agency blast

PESHAWAR: At least five members of a local peace committee including a levy personnel were killed when their vehicle was attacked with a remote controlled explosive device in Tirah valley of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency on Monday. According to Political authorities, Aka Khel peace committee was attacked near Dars Jumaat. Commander Zar Wali, Noor…

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PAF jets strike militant hideouts in Khyber Agency

KHYBER AGENCY: Jet fighters of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pounded several militant hideouts in Khyber Agency on Friday, Samaa reported. According to security sources, Pakistan Air Force F-16 aircrafts carried out an airstrike at Rajgal area of Khyber Agency due to which three militant hideouts were destroyed. Security sources further mentioned that terrorists may have…

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Video: Meet Sher Ali–Pakistan’s fastest one-legged bowler

Sher Ali is one of the fastest disabled bowlers in the world and probably Pakistan’s quickest one-legged pacer. The cricketer hails from Khyber Agency and cites Shoaib Akhtar his role model in the world of cricket.  Despite his disability, the young lad plays the sport with passion and continues to excel in it. Sher Ali…

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COAS pays visit to Khyber Agency, praises border security arrangements

KHYBER AGENCY: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent a day among troops in Khyber Agency and praised the effective border security arrangements, on Monday. According to details, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa was received by Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General  Nazir Ahmed Butt and IGFC KPK during his visit. The army chief praised the high…

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FC chief unfolds attack details

Commandant Frontier Constabulary (FC) Liaqat Ali Khan said terrorists launched attack at FC Center located on Machni Road in Khyber Agency at the time of Fajr prayer. He was talking to media after the funeral prayers of the security men who were martyred in the attack.

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Attack from across Afghan border frustrated

Pakistan’s security forces foiled yet another assault by terrorists who came from across the Afghanistan border. Watch more in this video report.

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Two FC men, six terrorists killed in Khyber

KHYBER AGENCY: Two Frontier Corps were killed and six terrorists were killed in a cross border attack in Khyber Agency on Friday, SAMAA reported on Friday. According to details, terrorists from Afghanistan attacked a FC checkpost in Khyber Agency along the Pak-Afghan border due to which two soldiers were killed and four others sustained injuries….

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PAF jets strike terror hideouts near Afghan border

Several terrorists were killed and their safe havens pounded in a airstrikes by fighter jets of Pakistan’s armed forces. Watch video report by Tariq Mehmood.

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Targeted action on Jamaat-ul-Ahrar camps by security forces

RAWALPINDI: The security forces have destroyed the camps of banned terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar on Pak-Afghan border in Khyber and Mohmand agencies on Friday. According to sources, the deputy commander of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Adil Bacha was also killed in the targeted action. As well as, the four camps and training compounds of the group were also destroyed. –…

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Attack on FC checkpost in Khyber Agency

RAWALPINDI: Terrorist from Afghanistan attacked Pakistani Border in khyber Agency in the wee hours of Friday, according to Pakistan Army’s spokesman.   According to Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR), the attack on Frontier Corps (FC) checkpost was effectively responded and a terrorist was killed in the exchange of gunfire. During the attack two soldiers of…

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Pakistani soldier killed in cross-border fire from Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: Terrorist fired from across on a Pakistani Post in Khyber Agency critically injuring soldier performing duty at the border post. “Today the injured soldier embraced shahadat at CMH Peshawar. COAS acknowledges sacrifice of Sep Waqas for security of our Motherland,” said a press release issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). His funeral prayer…

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Shahid Afridi is all praise for General Raheel

Former cricket captain Shahid Afridi seems thoroughly impressed with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif as he said the outgoing general is a hero of the entire nation. General Raheel Sharif inaugurated Shahid Afridi Stadium in Khyber Agency. Watch this video report.

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