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Security forces foil major terrorist activity planned for Quetta

RAWALPINDI: The security forces have foiled a major terrorist activity planned for Quetta on Saturday.

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April 9, 2017


Pak-Afghan border reopens after 32 days

ISLAMABAD: Pak-Afghan Torkham border was reopened on Tuesday after a span of 32 days, Samaa reported. The border at Torkham and Chaman was closed after a surge in terrorism incidents across the country for the past several months which claimed several lives. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had announced the reopening of the Pak-Afghan border on…

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March 21, 2017


Pak-Afghan border being reopened as goodwill gesture: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given directions for immediate re-opening of Pak-Afghan border. In a statement, he said recent incidents of terrorism in Pakistan have been traced back to anti-Pakistan elements in Afghanistan. However, the decision to re-open the border is being taken as closure of the border for a long time in the…

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March 20, 2017


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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March 17, 2017


Torkham border remains open for second day

PESHAWAR: The Pak-Afghan border at Torkham remained open today for the second day as Pakistan earlier decided to reopen the border for two days to facilitate the stranded people on either sides of the border. Security sources said that only those Afghan pedestrians were allowed to cross the border that has valid travelling documents. They…

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March 8, 2017


Suspected US drone strike kills two in Kurram Agency

KABUL: A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two men on Thursday in a Pakistani village near the Afghanistan border, a local government official and a village elder said. U.S. drone attacks inside Pakistan have become rare over the past few years and the latest strike, if confirmed, would be the first such attack inside Pakistan…

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March 2, 2017


PAF airstrikes kill more terrorists at Pak-Afghan border

LANDI KOTAL: Pakistan Air Force bombarded militants’ hideouts at Pak-Afghan border, killing several terrorists in the early morning air raids. “PAF engaged terrorists’ concentration late last night in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan,” according to ISPR. Pakistan military said ‘many terrorists’ were killed and ‘hideout destroyed’ in the action. The army has been…

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February 22, 2017


Pakistan prepares for major op as artillery moved near Afghan border

LANDIKOTAL: Pakistan Army has readied a major operation against the terrorists as a large supply of arms and ammunition including artillery has been shifted to the Pak-Afghan border area on Monday. According to the military sources, Pakistan Army has moved artillery near Pak-Afghan border to prevent movements of terrorists as the security has been beefed…

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February 20, 2017


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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February 17, 2017


Commander RSM acknowledges need for Pak-Afghan border mechanism

RAWALPINDI: Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and US Forces in Afghanistan General John W. Nicholson, arrived Pakistan today.  On reaching Pakistan the visiting General had a meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release here said. The COAS appreciated role of erstwhile International Security…

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January 9, 2017


Pakistan Gate on Pak-Iran border at Taftan inaugurated

QUETTA: Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz inaugurated Pakistan Gate on Pak-Iran border at Taftan. The facility is equipped with CCTV cameras, CNIC and related documents verification system of NADRA, customs and FIA immigration offices coupled with multi- layered security apparatus. Lt General Amir Riaz said Quetta-Taftan road will be repaired at a cost…

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December 22, 2016


Four injured in Pak-Afghan border blast

Kurram Agency: Four people were injured in a suicide blast at the Pak-Afghan border on Friday afternoon, Samaa reported. According to the report, the blast took place at the Kharlachi check-post on the border, injuring four which included Frontier Corps (FC) officers. According to reports, rescue officials were immediately dispatched to the area, the injured…

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October 14, 2016


Chaman border crossing reopens

CHAMAN: Chaman crossing point between Pakistan and Afghanistan has reopened after written apology by Afghan authorities over 18 August incident. Pakistan had closed the border when a group of Afghans had chanted anti-Pakistan slogans and attacked Friendship Gate on 18 August. Pakistan has decided to open the crossing point after written apology submitted by Afghan…

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September 1, 2016


Two Kalashi herdsmen killed in suspected Taliban attack

CHITRAL: Two Kalashi shepherds were killed on Friday inside Pakistani border allegedly by Afghans who also took away their herd of hundreds of sheep, said spokesman of Chitral Scout. He said apparently the two shepherds were killed on showing resistance, adding the incident of stealing herds of sheep whether forcefully or in the dark nights…

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July 29, 2016


FC wings ready to protect Pak-Afghan border

ISLAMABAD: Wings of Frontier Corps (FC) have been prepared to stand guard at Pak-Afghan border as part of fail-safe border management in order to prevent criminals including terrorists, smugglers and militants from sneaking into the country. According to security sources, the FC personnel will be positioned at newly constructed gates at Pak-Afghan border. Khasadar Force…

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July 13, 2016


Pakistan, Afghanistan hold talks on border management issues

ISLAMABAD: A seven-member Afghan delegation reached Islamabad, Pakistan Monday morning to discuss Pak-Afghan border tensions between the two countries. The delegation was led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Karzai. Representatives from both the countries discussed the nearly week-long border skirmishes and devise strategies to curb mismanagement and tensions between the neighbours. “Pakistan welcomes the…

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June 20, 2016


Eight militants killed in aerial blitz in Khyber Agency: ISPR

PESHAWAR: Jet fighters Tuesday heavily pounded militant’s positions near Pak-Afghan  border in Khyber Agency killing at least eight terrorists, said a spokesman of ISPR here. The aerial strikes were conducted in remote areas near Pak afghan border in the Agency. Meanwhile DG ISPR Lt. General Asim Saleem Bajwa tweeted that Bara area of the Agency…

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December 15, 2015


Snow covers Pak-Afghan border

The minimum temperature in Chaman and adjoining areas at Pak-Afghan border dropped to freezing point (zero degree Celsius) after season’s first snowfall. Watch this report on how locals are enjoying chilly weather.

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December 9, 2015


Pakistan hit by barrage of rockets from Afghan side

RAWALPINDI: Five rockets were fired from Afghan side  towards Pak-Afghan Gate at Angora Adda, South Wazirastan around  1430 hours on Sunday, the military officials said. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of armed forces, the rockets landed near  border crossing gate inside Pakistan’s territory. Pakistani troops also  fired back in the…

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November 16, 2015

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