LASHKAR E ISLAM

  • Shakeel Afridi to face fresh trial for aiding CIA, Lashkar-e-Islam August 29, 2013

    The 33-year jail term given to Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track Osama Bin Laden, was overturned by a official who ordered a fresh trial on Thursday. Frontier Crimes Regulation Commissioner Sahibzada Mohammad Anees ruled that a judge in the tribal belt had exceeded his authority when...
  • Pakistan: 8 soldiers and police killed in violence May 6, 2013

    Dera Ismail Khan: Military operations and insurgent attacks in lawless districts of Pakistan on Sunday left eight members of the security forces and around 30 militants and criminal suspects dead, officials said. Two soldiers and 16 militants were killed in clashes in the Tirah Valley area of the Khyber tribal...
  • Pakistan: Blast kills 15 in a crowded market December 17, 2012

    Islamabad: At least 15 people were killed and several others injured when a powerful car bomb went off in a crowded market in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Monday, officials said. The explosivesladen car was parked at Fauji Market in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency. It went...
  • Pak Army raids Umar Gul's house, arrests brother May 30, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani cricketer Umar Gul's house in Peshawar was raided by the Pakistan Army commandos on Tuesday. Reports say his brother Meraj was arrested for allegedly providing shelter to his uncle Haji Daly, who is believed to be an active member of the banned outfit LashkareIslam. Two others were also...
  • 73 killed in violence in Pak tribal belt March 2, 2012

    Islamabad: At least 73 people, mostly militants, were killed on Friday in separate incidents of violence, including a suicide attack outside a mosque and a fierce clash between security forces and terrorists, in the restive tribal belt of northwest Pakistan. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the...
  • Banned group warns Pak Govt against census September 26, 2011

    Islamabad: A banned Pakistani militant outfit has warned officials working as enumerators in the troubled Khyber tribal region that they will be "sentenced to death" unless they immediately halt their activities. "We will continue opposing government policies unless the government or its advisers begin talks with us," LashkareIslam chief Mangal Bagh...
  • Two killed in twin blasts in northwest Pakistan June 22, 2011

    Islamabad: Two persons were killed and three others injured as two bombs went off in the Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, police said. The first blast was caused by a roadside bomb in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency this morning, police officials and witnesses were quoted as...
  • Two militants killed in car explosion in Pak August 22, 2009

    Islamabad: Two members of a banned militant group were killed and five others injured in an explosion in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Saturday, officials said. The blast was caused by explosives planted in a car driven by Mubin Afridi, the spokesman of the outlawed AnsarulIslam group, Peshawar...