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Hafiz Wazir

Abducted Pakistani officials freed after government takes own captives

May 16 2016

WANA, Pakistan Seven Pakistani government workers kidnapped near the Afghan border were freed on Monday, an official said, after government representatives detained local villagers under a colonial-era law of "collective responsibility".

Pakistan arrests 22 tribesmen in 'collective responsibility' punishment

Mar 11 2016

WANA, Pakistan Pakistani authorities on Friday arrested 22 tribesmen in the troubled northwestern South Waziristan region in a "collective responsibility" punishment a day after eight government officials were kidnapped, officials said.

Pakistan says militants firing from Afghanistan kill seven soldiers

Oct 27 2015

WANA, Pakistan Islamist militants firing from Afghanistan into Pakistan killed seven Pakistani paramilitary soldiers on Tuesday, officials said, in an attack likely to put more strain on tense relations between the neighbours.

Pakistan says militants firing from Afghanistan kill seven soldiers

Oct 27 2015

WANA, Pakistan Islamist militants firing from Afghanistan into Pakistan killed seven Pakistani paramilitary soldiers on Tuesday, officials said, in an attack likely to put more strain on tense relations between the neighbors.

Pakistan says militants firing from Afghanistan kill seven soldiers

Oct 27 2015

WANA, Pakistan Islamist militants firing from Afghanistan into Pakistan killed seven Pakistani paramilitary soldiers on Tuesday, officials said, in an attack likely to put more strain on tense relations between the neighbours.

Pakistan air strikes kill at least 31, as offensive continues

Sep 02 2015

WANA, Pakistan Air strikes carried out by Pakistani forces have killed at least 31 people in the country's volatile northwest, officials said, as an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban continues on several fronts.

Pakistan air strikes kill at least 31, as offensive continues

Sep 02 2015

WANA, Pakistan Air strikes carried out by Pakistani forces have killed at least 31 people in the country's volatile northwest, officials said, as an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban continues on several fronts.

Pakistan air strikes kill at least 31, as offensive continues

Sep 02 2015

WANA, Pakistan Air strikes carried out by Pakistani forces have killed at least 31 people in the country's volatile northwest, officials said, as an offensive against the Pakistani Taliban continues on several fronts.

Pakistan launches air and ground anti-Taliban offensive in Shawal Valley

May 15 2015

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA, Pakistan Pakistani troops began preparations on Friday for an offensive to try to push the Taliban from their last major stronghold in mountainous North Waziristan.

Pakistan launches air and ground anti-Taliban offensive in Shawal Valley

May 15 2015

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/WANA, Pakistan Pakistani troops began preparations on Friday for an offensive to try to push the Taliban from their last major stronghold in mountainous North Waziristan.

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