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Over 80 militants complete de-radicalisation course in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: In continuation of rehabilitation of terrorists who surrendered before the security forces, around 81 more militants completed a de-radicalisation course in Bara, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A ceremony was held to honour the passing out. Frontier Corps (FC) K-P says this was the sixth batch of the militants completing the training to become useful citizens of the society. Five batches comprising 689 people have already passed out after completing the course under the ‘Sabaun’ project and become part of the social…

Operation Khyber-IV: Army secures two strongholds in Khyber Agency

RAWALPINDI: The recently launched Operation Khyber-IV is continuing as security forces have cleared two strongholds of terrorists in Rajgal Valley, Khyber Agency. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the army have secured the Spinkai mountain top dominating Saprai and Star Killay pass. The two major passes entering from Afghanistan inside Pakistan have been secured and effectively dominated by Pakistan Army. "Terrorists hideouts are being targeted by artillery and army aviation," said operational commander…

Security personnel martyred in IED blast in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: A security personnel was martyred while another wounded in a blast caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Khyber Agency on Sunday morning. Security officials said that an IED went off in Sheen Drang area of the Khyber Agency, leaving two security personnel critically injured. One of them later succumbed to his injuries. They said that the contingent of security forces reached the spot immediately after the blast and launched search operation while cordoning off the area. The deceased and injured…

Operation Khyber-IV: Army captures mountain top in Rajgal

RAWALPINDI: The Inter Services Press Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday said that Pakistan Army has achieved a major achievement in Operation Khyber-IV as the troops including Special Service Group (SSG) personnel cleared the highest and craggiest top Brekh Muhammad Kandao near Pak-Afghan border. The army announced that it had completed the first phase of Operation Khyber-IV in the Rajgal area of Khyber Agency after gaining control of a key mountain top. According to a statement issued by ISPR, many terrorists were…

Security forces foil terror bid to storm their camp in Khyber Agency

RAWALPINDI: Security Forces foiled a terror bid by two suicide bombers to storm Frontier Constabulary (FC)’s camp in Khyber Agency’s Jarobi area on Pak-Afghan border, ARY News reported on Friday. According to Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) statement, the terrorists from across the border tried to attack Misthara post located near Pak-Afghan border on which FC personnel effectively responded and engaged with the attackers, shooting dead one of the suicide bomber at entrance of the camp. In retaliatory firing by…

Five die in bomb attack on Aman Committee vehicle in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: Five people were killed when a roadside remote controlled blast ripped through a passing vehicle in Dars Jamaat area of Bara Tehsil in Khyber Agency on Monday, ARY News reported. According to Levies forces, the blast targeted a vehicle of Aman Committee that killed five people including four members of Aman Committee (Peace Committee). However, the identification of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately. The security forces reached to the spot and cordoned off the area to apprehend possible…

Writ of the nation has been restored: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qammar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said that the writ of the nation has been restored and Pakistan is progressing towards peace and stability.  The COAS during to Tirah Valley in Khyber expressed satisfaction over effective border security arrangements which have controlled cross border movement of terrorists. He was brief about operational preparedness and improved border security measures including the formation the newly raised Frontier Constabulary KP Wings. "Writ of the nation…

Several militants killed in airstrike at Rajgal Valley: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Several militants have been killed and many others injured in an airstrike carried out by security forces in Rajgal valley of Khyber Agency under operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, ARY News reported. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the security forces carried out targeted airstrikes in Sattar Kalay and Narai Nau areas of Rajgal valley in Khyber tribal region after receiving information regarding terrorists’ movement from Afghan province of Nangarhar into Rajgal valley. Several hideouts of the…

Khyber Agency checkpost attack foiled, 3 terrorists killed

KURRAM AGENCY: Security forces on Sunday foiled a terror attack on check-posts near Khyber Agency and killed three suspected terrorists, ARY News reported. Sources informed that armed terrorists tried to attack Pakistani check-posts from across the border, which was effectively foiled by the security forces. In retaliatory fire by the forces, at least three attackers were killed. Read: Two FC men, six terrorists killed in Khyber Agency border attack On Friday, terrorists had attacked a Frontier…

Two FC men, six terrorists killed in Khyber Agency border attack

RAWALPINDI: In a cross border attack on a Frontier Constabulary checkpost two FC personnel and six terrorists were killed, the ISPR said in a statement. The militants from across the Pakistan-Afghan border attempted to attack a checkpost in Khyber Agency early Friday, in an exchange of fire two FC personnel were martyred and six terrorists were killed in Pakistani forces retaliatory fire, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military's media wing said. Earlier, security forces had foiled a terrorist attack at a…