Blast in South Waziristan
Dera Ismail Khan: A soldier was martyred, and another suffered injuries in IED blast in Sarwaki tehsil of South Waziristan Agency. The soldiers were bringing water from a spring when an explosive device placed in the dirt exploded. Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan(TTP) claimed the responsibility for the attack. Dawn
Foreign Office confirms the death of 2 Chinese Men.
Quetta: The Foreign Office confirmed the death of two Chinese national who were kidnapped in Baluchistan. The DNA reports have confirmed both of them as the same Chinese nationals who were kidnapped in May 2017 by the Islamic State of Khorasn (IS-K). Dawn
Two militants killed in Awaran
Quetta: Two suspected militants were killed as security officials launched an operation in the Jhao area of Awaran district of Balochistan. Dawn
No clue to kidnapped Afghan deputy governor
Peshawar: Sources said that search was on for the recovery of the Afghan official who reportedly went missing from Dabgari Garden. His brother Habibullah later told the police that people in a luxury car picked up Mohammad Nabi. According to the media reports, a spokesman for the office of governor in Kunar has confirmed the missing of its deputy governor somewhere in Peshawar. The reports said the deputy governor had applied for medical leave. Reports said the Afghan authorities have contacted Pakistani counterparts for ensuring safe recovery of Mohammad Nabi.
Three Levies Men On Polio Duty Injured In Bajaur Blast
Khar: Three Levies personnel were injured in a bomb blast in Khar tehsil of Bajaur Agency. Deputed on security duty of polio immunisation teams, the levies officials were travelling through dry bed of a river in Lara Banda area when an improvised explosive device detonated. The injured Levies men were taken to Agency Headquarters Hospital Khar. The security forces cordoned off the area after the incident and launched search operation. However, no arrest was reported. The Express Tribune , Dawn
Tribal areas to be part of KP very soon: Governor KP
Peshawar: KPK governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said major reservations of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl ur Rehaman on reforms in Fata have been addressed and that the tribal region will become part of KP province very soon. Dawn , RadioTNN
FATA Youth Jirga Announces To Accelerate Efforts For Reforms Implementation
Peshawar: A Youth Jirga of FATA on Monday announced to further accelerate movement for implementation of reforms in the tribal areas. Shah jehan Afridi, FATA Youth Jirga member and president of Jamaat-e-Islami FATA youth wing, told media that a Jirga member was scheduled to meet the National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq to discuss implementation of reforms. He said the Jirga member will urge the speaker to accelerate the process of reforms implementation. He said the Youth Jirga will also file a request for meeting with the Army Chief and federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid. RadioTNN