Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘tribal’

By BBC NEWS

Authorities in north-west Pakistan say they have found the bodies of 22 tribesmen who were kidnapped by local Taleban militants on Monday.

The men were seized in South Waziristan tribal area by fighters loyal to top Taleban leader, Baitullah Mehsud.

They belonged to a rival tribe considered by some to be friendly to the government, officials said. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Pakistan Angry as Strike by U.S. Kills 11 Soldiers
By CARLOTTA GALL and ERIC SCHMITT

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — American air and artillery strikes killed 11 Pakistani paramilitary soldiers during a clash with insurgents on the Afghan border on Tuesday night, a development that raised concerns about the already strained American relationship with Pakistan.

The strikes underscored the often faulty communications involving American, Pakistani and Afghan forces along the border, and the ability of Taliban fighters and other insurgents to use havens in Pakistan to carry out attacks into neighboring Afghanistan. (more…)

Read Full Post »