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Bomb Blast Annihilated Boy’s School in Bajaur Agency

KHAR, July 5, 2015: Suspected militants blew up a government boy’s primary school in the border area in Nawagai tehisl here on Sunday, FRC learnt. According to the local people, unidentified miscreants had planted a number of explosive devices (IEDs) in the school building, which wrecked the building to ground. “The explosives went off with a bang, razing the building to ground, but fortunately no one was h ...

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Tribal Elders Targeted in Bajaur Agency

KHAR, July 2, 2015: Unidentified armed men shot dead two pro-government elders in two separate target killing incidents in Bajaur agency here on Thursday, FRC learnt. According to officials of Political Administration, the first incident took place in the border area of Chamrakand some 38 kilometers northeast of Khar, the administrative headquarters of Bajaur agency. Malik Said Aga Jan, a member of local pe ...

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Pakistani Scholar Presents FATA’s Case in UK Parliament

Birmingham: Dr. Talat Farooq recently shared her original field-work in Pakistan with the UK Parliamentary Committee on Drones in the British Parliament. Prior to this, she gave a comprehensive presentation at the Birmingham University Conference on drones in London on 12 June. Her research focuses on the impact of US drone campaign on traditional conflict resolution mechanisms in FATA. Dr. Talat Farooq, wh ...

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Price Control Committee formed in Bajaur Agency

  KHAR, July 1, 2015: The political administration of Bajaur agency has finally formed the long-awaited price control committee, during a meeting held here on Wednesday, to keep check on price hikes of daily use items during the holy month of Ramadan, FRC learnt. The meeting, being chaired by political agent Bajuar, Mohammad Yahya Akhunzada was attended by senior officials of the administration and rep ...

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Motorcycle Riding Banned in Bajaur Agency

  KHAR, June 29: The political administration has imposed ban on motorcycle riding in Bajaur Agency for an unspecified period owing to security concerns here on Monday, FRC learnt. Bajaur Political Administration said that the decision was taken at a high level meeting after senior officials took notice of illegal motorcycle riding in almost all areas of the agency. “The decision would be implemented w ...

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TTP Claimed the Targeting of Son of Peace Committee Member in Swat

  SWA, June 29, 2015: TTP took responsibility for killing Amir Zeb, the son of local peace committee member, in Charbagh Tehsil of Swat district here on Monday, FRC learnt. The Tehreek Taliban Central Spokesperson, Mohammad Khorasani said this in an electronic message send to FRC. “We have list of all the Local Committee Members who are fighting in front line with the infidel west and our valiant fight ...

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Tribal Elder Targeted in Bajaur Agency

  KHAR, June 28: A tribal elder got injured and a nephew of his killed when a remote controlled bomb detonated near a mosque in Gut Agra locality of Mamond tehsil in Bajaur Agency on Friday evening, FRC learnt. According to Bajaur Political Administration official, Syed Arif died on the spot, while tribal elder Malak Sadiq and his associate were injured, when a remote controlled bomb exploded. “Malak S ...

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Protest Against Kohat Board Held in Kurram Agency

Parachinar, June 29, 2015: Locals, tribal elders and representatives of political parties and civil society organizations staged a protest rally at Parachinar in Kurram Agency here on Monday against the poor performance of Kohat Board during the past several years and demanded to change the board. The protesters were holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the administration of Kohat Boa ...

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TTP Warned K-Electric of Terror Attack

SWA, Friday, June 26, 2015: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson, Mohammad Khorasani, expressed deep sorrow and grief over Karachi incidence where more than 1,000 innocent citizen lost their precious lives due to the recent heat wave and prolong unannounced load shedding here on Friday, June 26, 2015 in a pamphlet sent electronically to FRC, wherein,  he said that K-electric was responsible for the human ...

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IED Blast in Kurram Agency

Parachinnar, June 25, 2015: Two personnel of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom when an improvised explosive device went off near a security check post here on Thursday in Oarmagi area of Central Kurram Agency. In the incident two other soldiers were left injured, FRC learnt. According to the military spokesman, the contingent of Pakistan Army was on routine patrol when they met the sad incident. "They were g ...

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