KURRAM AGENCY, 15 OCT (DNA) – Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were injured in a suicide attack near a security check post at Pak-Afghan border on Saturday. Government sources said that a youth who entered in Pakistan from Afghanistan, detonated a suicide vest near a security check post at Kharlachi area of Kurram tribal region. Three FC personnel sustained injuries in the attack, security sources said. Jamaat-ul-Ahraar a splinter group of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has claimed responsibility of the attack. Meanwhile, unknown armed men shot dead a police official inRead More
RAWALPINDI, 02 (DNA) – A day-long Formation Commanders’ Conference, presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, was held at General Headquarters on Thursday. The conference was attended by Corps Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and all Formation Commanders, an ISPR news release said. The participants were given comprehensive briefing on prevailing internal and external security situation of the country. They also held exhaustive discussion on professional matters. The COAS in his address while underscoring multiple and complicated challenges faced by Pakistan, expressed his optimism saying that PakistaniRead More
PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain was arrested on Sunday after the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Nowshera district. A clash between activists of ANP and PTI occurred near residence of Mian Iftikhar Hussain in Pabbi area after the Saturday night announcement of the area’s results of the Local Government polls held on Saturday. A PTI activist, identified as Habibullah, died of gunshot wounds suffered during the clash. A case was registered against the veteran ANP leaderRead More
PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and two others injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at a vehicle in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Friday. According to the police sources, Wali Ahmad Jan and his sons Ali Murtaza and Awais were travelling in a car when unknown motorcyclists opened fire at them. Ali Murtaza was killed on the spot while Wali Ahmed and Awais sustained injuries. Police sources said the targeted victims belong to the Shia community. Moreover, a guard Iqrar Hussain present at the spot also suffered bullet wounds and laterRead More
PESHAWAR, 14 MAY, (DNA) – A police man and two suspected militants were killed during an encounter in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Thursday. According to the sources in police, two suspected militants were also rounded up following the clash. Security forces reportedly seized a number of weapons from the unidentified assailants. Soon after the incident, police cordoned off the area and carried out search operation.