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North Waziristan


Three children among 6 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan's North Waziristan

May 15, 2022 5:37 pm

The incident occurred in the Miran Shah town, some 250 kms from here, the Army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

Militants in Afghanistan strike Pakistan army post, kill 3

April 23, 2022 4:19 pm

It comes as Afghanistan is reeling from a series of explosions in recent days, including the bombing of a mosque in northern Kunduz province on Friday that killed 33 people, including several students of an adjacent religious school or madrassa.

Pakistan’s Terror Central

June 25, 2018 3:57 pm

Since 2014, the Pakistan Army has conducted a sustained campaign against militant hideouts in North Waziristan and the larger FATA region on the country’s western border with Afghanistan, setting off a massive humanitarian crisis. Now, as Pakistan rebuilds the region, The Indian Express travels to North Waziristan, where Pakistan displays its shiny, new infrastructure. But where are the people?

At least 30 militants killed as Pakistan jets bomb hideouts

October 21, 2014 10:55 pm

At least 30 militants were killed as fighter jets targeted militant hideouts in the restive North Waziristan.

Coming late to the war

July 16, 2014 1:28 pm

In FATA, Pak army may be on verge of a paradigm shift. But it might be too late.

Pakistan army seizes control of key city from Taliban

July 10, 2014 11:40 am

North Waziristan has been sealed off from outsiders and there is no way to verify the military's figures.

Pak jets pound militant hideouts, kill at least 37

June 17, 2014 1:17 am

The air strikes are part of a long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in North Waziristan, an essentially lawless tribal region.

At least 27 militants killed in major Pak army operation

June 17, 2014 12:41 am

The Afghan National Army and Afghan Border Police have also been asked to seal the border on their side to facilitate elimination of terrorists fleeing across the border.

Pak fighter jets strike again, kill 30 terrorists

February 26, 2014 1:02 am

The security sources said a number of terrorists’ hideouts have been completely destroyed.

Senior Taliban commander shot dead in northwest Pakistan

February 24, 2014 1:37 pm

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani was shot dead along with three others by unknown gunmen who opened fire on their vehicle.


Villagers flee as Pak relaxes curfew in violence-hit North Waziristan

June 18, 2014 4:28 pm

Thousands of villagers fled as Pakistani army relaxed a curfew in troubled North Waziristan.


Military operation's final phase in Waziristan begins: Pakistan army

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Waziristan, Feb 25 (ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif ordered the commencement of the last phase of an ongoing military operation in Waziristan. The operation is aimed at clearing the remnants of terrorists from their hideouts in deeply forested ravines in order to sever their links with their abettors anywhere across the country. Sharif gave these directions during his visit to the Shawal area of North Waziristan to review the progress of the operation.