Tag Archives: Kurram agency

News from South Asia, Thursday 30th May 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: At least seventeen militants have been killed in Kurram tribal region in an operation by Pakistani security forces. “The militants were killed when four insurgent hideouts were destroyed in the action in central Kurram’s Tabay area. Moreover, several militants were also injured, official sources told DawnNews. A military operation has been ongoing in […]

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News from South Asia, Tuesday 7th May 2013

Pakistan: Al Jazeera: At least 25 people have been killed with dozens wounded following a bombing during an election rally in the Kurram Agency. “A Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) candidate, Munir Orakzai, is thought to have survived the bomb attack, which happened on Monday. A government administrator for the remote region where the explosion took place said […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 4th April 2013

Pakistan: Al Jazeera: The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack on a vehicle that killed four security officers and wounded seven others. “A police spokesman said late on Wednesday the attack took place as the vehicle approached the headquarters of paramilitary forces called the Rangers, in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city. ‘It was a bomb blast, […]

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