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‘Bajaur Super League’ kicks off with impressive ceremony

BAJAUR AGENCY: Pronouncing restoration of peace in the militancy-hit tribal areas, a cricket tournament named ‘Bajaur Super League’ kicked off at the sports complex in Bajaur with a colorful ceremony on Tuesday. The tournament is arranged by a group of local people, while the opening ceremony was attended by tribal elders, political activists, youths, cricket fans and players in large number. Bajaur Super League chairman Eng Bahdar Khan briefed the participants about the significance of the event and said the aim…

Gen Bajwa briefed on situation along Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border area in Bajaur Agency. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Bajwa was given detailed briefing regarding ongoing efforts to effectively check infiltration routes from across the border The army chief was given an update on progress on fencing, construction of new forts and posts along the border and developing new tracks to facilitate local public. Gen Bajwa interacted with troops and…

Four children among seven killed in Bajaur landslide

BAJAUR AGENCY: At least seven people, four children among them, were killed while two others were wounded by a landslide in Bajaur Agency on Friday, ARY News reported. Rescue sources said that the landslip in the agency’s Usman Khel area killed seven people and injured two others. After being informed about the incident, rescue teams immediately arrived at the site and pulled out seven dead bodies buried under the mass of earth and boulders. Officials of the local political administration said four children and a…

Six of family die, five injured in Bajaur roof collapse

PESHAWAR: At least six people died and five others sustained injuries in a roof collapse incident in Bajaur Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA). According to the political administration, the woeful incident took place in Khaar town of the agency on early Monday morning. All the deceased and injured belonged to one family. The political agent has said that the local people started the rescue operation timely and scrambled the rubble to pull out the injured. He identified the house-owner and…

Tehsildar among seven killed in Bajaur Agency blast

BAJAUR AGENCY: At least seven people, an official of the political administration and personnel of the levies force among them, were killed and several others wounded when a roadside bomb went off in Bajaur Agency on Sunday, ARY News reported. According to rescue sources, a remote-controlled explosive device went off in Tangi Garigal area of Loy Mamon Tehsil, leaving seven people, including local tehsildar Fawad Ali, dead and several others injured. They said the dead and injured have been shifted to the agency…

At least five killed, 25 injured in blast in Bajaur Agency

BAJAUR AGENCY: At least five people killed and 25 others injured as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion in Bajaur Agency’s Chaharmang area on Friday. According to initial reports, quoting political administration officials, the roadside remote controlled blast ripped through a truck in Nawagai Tehsil, killing five people on the spot while injuring 25 others. Most of the injured are labourers, sources said. The injured have been shifted to the tribal region's Headquarter Hospital in Khar. At…

Levies man killed in Bajaur landmine blast

PESHAWAR: A levies personnel was killed on Sunday in a landmine explosion in the Bajaur Agency, ARY News reported. According to the political administration, the incident took place Maik Banda area of Mamool in Bajaur Agency, where a roadside explosion killed one levies personnel. Meanwhile, two suspected terrorists have been arrested from Peshawar outskirts In an overnight operation, Peshawar police arrested two alleged terrorists from the Wahid Garhi area on the outskirts of Peshawar and recovered weapons from…