BARA: The security forces arrested several extremists, including a terrorist commander, besides recovering a huge cache of arms, explosives and suicide jackets during a crackdown on Wednesday.
BARA: The Khassadar personnel arrested two alleged drug–traffickers and seized 92kg of drugs in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency on Thursday, official sources said.
BARA: The Khassadar force recovered 16 kilograms hashish and arrested a drug–trafficker at Takhta Baig checkpost in Jamrud tehsil, official sources said on Monday.
BARA: The security forces arrested a suspected militant and recovered a huge quantity of arms from his possession in Akakhel area of the Bara tehsil of the Khyber Agency on Tuesday, local and official sources said.
BARA: Security forces arrested 110 suspected persons during a search operation in Akakhel area of Bara tehsil in the Khyber Agency on Thursday, official sources said.
BARA: Khasadar force have foiled a bid to smuggle sixteen kilograms of heroine from hideouts of pick–up vehicle in Tehseel Jamrood area of Khyber Agency, Geo News reported. According to Khasadar force, they seized sixteen kilograms of heroine from a pick-up vehicle at Bhigiari check post, adding that the recovered drugs worth millions of rupees. According to sources, accused and Khasadar force had an exchange of fire, after which accused fled away; however, drugs along with pick–up have been taken into custody and locked–up later.
BARA: The security forces arrested over 200 suspected persons during a search operation in various areas of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency on Thursday, official sources said. The sources said that the security forces carried out search operation in Gudmalang, Droadda and Baazgarah areas and arrested more than 200 suspected persons and shifted them to nearby Fort Salop FC base for investigation. Meanwhile, one person was killed when hit by a mortar shell in Takhtaki area of Tirah valley in Khyber Agency, tribal sources said.
PESHAWAR: Security forces on Wednesday arrested seven foreign suspects during a crackdown in Bajri village near Bara Qadeem, an area where the outskirts of the provincial metropolis merge into the lawless suburb of the Khyber Agency. It was learnt four of the arrested high-profile foreigners were Arabs while the rest were Afghans. The suspects have been shifted to an unknown location for interrogation. They were identified as Rustam, Khalid, Ayaz, Nisar, Riaz, Bakhshi and Zahir. However, a source termed all these names fake.
LANDI KOTAL: Unidentified gunmen abducted and shot dead an arms dealer in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Saturday. Sources said that gunmen riding motorcycles abducted Noor Faqir from his house in Naw Gazee Baba, Shalobar, and killed him few metres away from his home. Nobody claimed responsibility for the killing. The deceased had Rs100,000 cash in his pocket at the time of the incident, however, the killers did not take away the money.
KHYBER AGENCY: As many as 35 suspected persons were arrested during the search and clearance operation on Tuesday while a house was demolished in Aka khel area of tahsil Bara in Khyber Agency, official sources informed. The sources said that the forces operation against militants was in progress in Khurmatang, Zawa and Khawangai and the surrounding areas during which 35 suspected persons were arrested.