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Daily Times

36 Taliban killed in FATA operations

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

HANGU/PARACHINAR/KHAR: Security forces killed 36 Taliban in separate attacks in Orakzai, Bajaur and Kurram agencies on Tuesday.

Orakzai: Sources told Daily Times that 25 Taliban were killed when gunship helicopters pounded their hideouts in the Khost Sturi Khel and Sultanzai areas of Orakzai Agency. They also said three hideouts and two vehicles were also destroyed in the attack. An important training centre at Sultankhel was also destroyed.

Bajaur: Separately, security forces killed two Taliban and injured another two in Charmang, Mamoond and Nawagai tehsils of Bajaur Agency. Eighteen Taliban surrendered to security forces in Inayat Killay and various parts of tehsil Mamoond. The arrested Taliban vowed that they would not take part in any terrorist activities in the future.

Kurram: Separately, Frontier Constabulary sources said security forces killed nine Taliban in Kurram Agency.

They also said 41 suspected Taliban had so far been killed and as many as 24 were injured in the ongoing operation in the agency. They also said five security personnel had also embraced shahadat in the last four days in Central Kurram.

Gunship helicopters also pounded suspected Taliban hideouts in Tarali, Sultani, Tari Tank, Dogar and Alwara Mela. As many as five Taliban were injured and several of their hideouts were destroyed. Orakzai is believed to be the base of Hakeemullah Mehsud, leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, and is part of Pakistan’s tribal belt on the Afghan border.

SWA: Separately, security forces seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition on Tuesday in South Waziristan. They also cleared Aqhzar, Tauda Uba, Jani Kot and apprehended 2 suspects. They also consolidated their positions in Shakai sector.

Security forces conducted search operation near Tara Tiza and destroyed 22 hideouts, including 2 tunnels (35 feet long) in Razmak sector. They successfully established link up at village Zawar near Ghariom. In Pash Ziarat, 15 hideouts were cleared and a huge cache of arms was seized. The Taliban fired several rockets at security forces in Spinkai Narai, which were effectively responded.

Meanwhile, during Operation Rah-e-Raast in Malakand Division, security forces seized a huge cache of arms from Lalkhu Gharai, Batku, Hatrang, Tangar, Darogzar and Bashkhela. Security forces also conducted a search operation in Tutaki near Matta, Manglaur, Charbagh, Harichand, Devolai, Imamdherai and Tighak-Galoch and apprehended 17 Taliban.

Four Taliban surrendered to security forces at Shahdand Banda and Bara Banda. As many as 23,973 cash cards have been issued to displaced families of Waziristan so far. saboor khan/app

source: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2009\12\16\story_16-12-2009_pg7_3

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8 militants killed in Kurram Agency
December 16, 2009
PESHAWAR: Eight more militants have been killed during clashes with security forces in Kurram Agency as operation is going on in Dogar, Taritang and other areas in central Kurram. Gunship helicopters are also taking part in the offensive.

Al least eight militants have been killed and two hideouts destroyed during the action. Security forces took control of Janikot, Tarli, Sultani, Badma and other areas in central Kurram.

Operation incharge Brigadier Muhammad Khurshid Khan and commanding officer Colonel Tauseef Akhter said the operation would continue till complete elimination of terrorism

source: http://www.thenews.com.pk/updates.asp?id=93696

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Nine militants killed in Kurram Agency

Tuesday, 15 Dec, 2009

According to an official, 41 suspected militants have been killed and five security personnel martyred during the last four days of action in parts of Central Kurram. – File photo

PARACHINAR: The security forces’ action against militants and anti-state elements continued in parts of Central Kurram Agency as they killed nine more militants during the latest offensive, official sources in the FC said.

Security forces, backed by gunship helicopters and artillery, pounded suspected militant positions at Masozai areas of Tarali, Sultani, Tari Tank, Dogar and Alwara Mela and inflicted heavy losses to them.

The official said that so far 41 suspected militants have been killed and more than two dozen injured while five security personnel have been martyred during the last four days of action in parts of Central Kurram.—APP

source: http://dawn.com.pk/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/13+nine+militants+killed+in+kurram+agency-za-04

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Seven militants killed, 11 injured in Kurram
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
PARACHINAR: Seven militants, including two foreigners, were killed and 11 others were injured in shelling by the Armyís gunship helicopters on three of their hideouts in central part of Kurram Agency on Monday, official sources.

The sources said security forces advance was supported by gunship copters and heavy artillery in Sultani, Toda Oba and Tarli areas of the agency. The sources said the three areas were cleared of militants as all their hideouts were dismantled.

Meanwhile, residents in central part of Kurram have started migration to safer places in Tall, Doaba in Hangu district as security forces action against the militants in the area has been intensified.

source: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print1.asp?id=213332

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SW elders assure Army of support

Parachinar: Amidst continued shelling of gunship helicopter and firing of artillery guns, at least seven more militants were killed and 11 others got injured in different areas of Kurram Agency on Monday.
Sources informed that security forces had cleared Sultani, Toda Aba, and Tarali areas during the last three days. The forces also pounded three important hideouts of militants, which resulted in killing of seven militants.
Meanwhile, the residents of the aforementioned areas have started shifting to safer places. Around 1200 families have left Massozai after the fighting. The displaced persons are facing hardships in the absence of the relief camps and lack of any arrangement for registration of the IDPs.
According to unofficial figures the number of IDPs from Orakzai Agency and Shahukhel region has surpassed 250,000 but their registration not yet started neither they were declared as internally displaced persons.

source: http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/15-Dec-2009/SW-elders-assure-Army-of-support

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Samaa TV
forces kill 7 militants in Kurrum
Upadated on: 14 Dec 09
KURRUM AGENCY: The security forces have killed 7 militants with the help of gunship helicopters in Masozai, Kurram Agency Sunday night.

According to government sources, the security forces took action against terrorists with the help of gunship helicopters in Masozai, central Kurram Agency. During the action, 7 militants traveling in a car were killed.

The car used by the terrorists and their three hideouts were also destroyed by the helicopter shelling. Security forces have killed at least 22 militants over the last 24 hours. Militants were given a one-hour deadline to vacate Jani Kot, Tar-ali and Sultani areas prompting residents to shift to safer areas. SAMAA

source: http://www.samaa.tv/News15371-forces_kill_7_militants_in_Kurrum.aspx

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Seven militants killed in Kurram Agency

Monday, 14 Dec, 2009

Security forces target militant hideouts in South Waziristan during a military operation. – Reuters

KURRAM: Seven militants have been killed as gunship helicopters targeted militant hideouts in Masozai area of central Kurram Agency, on Monday.

According to official sources, over the last 24 hours, security forces have killed at least 22 militants.

Militants were given a one-hour deadline to vacate Jani Kot, Tar-ali and Sultani areas prompting residents to shift to safer areas.

Although security forces are facing severe resistance from militants in the area, they have managed to destroy some of their hideouts and have arrested dozens of them.

source:http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/03-seven-militants-killed-in-kurram-agency-ss-04


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