KURRAM AGENCY

  • Pakistan: One killed, 19 wounded in bomb blast January 13, 2013

    Islamabad: A bomb exploded near a passenger van in Pakistan's Northwest tribal region Sunday, killing one person and wounding 19 others, a media report said. The remotecontrolled bombing took place in Sadda Khar Kalay area of Kurram Agency, a volatile tribal area along the Afghan border, Xinhua reported. The van carrying...
  • Pak attack: 6 securitymen, 17 militants killed January 25, 2012

    Islamabad: Six Pakistani security personnel and 17 Taliban militants were killed in an overnight gun fight in the restive Kurram tribal region of northwest Pakistan, security officials said on Wednesday. A group of about 50 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked Pakistani troops while they were conducting a search operation in a...
  • 30 killed as ShiaSunni clashes rock Pak December 27, 2007

    Islamabad: At least 30 people were killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan's volatile tribal Kurram Agency, officials said. This brings the death toll to 43 in clashes that broke out over the weekend. "Five people, including three children and a woman, from a Shia group died in Sadda village when a...