Essa Khan Khail

  • TMINGORA - As a result of hectic efforts initiated by Tehrik Nifaz-e-Shariah Mohammadi (TNSM) Chief Maulana Sufi Mohammad, both the government and Taliban agreed on a permanent ceasefire in Swat valley on Tuesday. Talking to media persons, Spokesman of TTP Swat Haji Muslim Khan said the TTP was ...

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  • TMINGORA - Asking Taliban militants to desist from influencing administration and interfering in the affairs of police and security forces, Maulana Sufi Muhammad, chief of banned Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM), has urged the displaced people to return to their homes. "There is a ...

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  • TMINGORA -After ceasefire accord between the government and Tehreek-i-Nifa-i-Sharia-i-Muhammadi (TNSM), normalcy is returning to the embattled Swat District amidst hopes for peace and fears of violence. Routine business of life and commercial activities of all sorts have been resumed to a greater ...

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  • TMINGORA - Newly-posted District Coordination Officer (DCO) of Swat, Khushhal Khan was forcibly made a 'guest' by the local Taliban militants Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Army has warned that all options were still there if the peace initiative in Swat Valley derailed. The DCO, along with his ...

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  • TSWAT - In the wake of successful talks, held between Tanzim-e-Nifazi-Shariati Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Maulana Sufi Mohammad and Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), top leadership formally agreed on 'permanent ceasefire' in the restive Swat Valley, it was announced by Regional Coordination Officer (RCO) ...

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  • TMATTA - In his mission to ensure durable peace in the troubled Swat Valley, banned Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariah Muhammadi (TNSM) Chief Maulana Sufi Muhammad along with hundreds of his companions and followers reached here on Wednesday. Before leaving Mingora City of Swat District, Maulana Sufi led a ...

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  • TMINGORA " In a bid to fulfil his responsibilities regarding return of peace in volatile Swat region, Chief of banned Tehrik Nifaz Shariah Mohammadi (TNSM) Maulana Sufi Mohammad along with hundreds of his followers reached in Mingora on Tuesday. Before leaving for Swat, Maulana Sufi Mohammad ...

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  • TSWAT " Amidst continuous violence in central Swat district, which killed three of a family, the situation worsened also in Upper Swat where unknown miscreants attacked the police station at Kalam with rockets and sophisticated weapons on the night between Wednesday and Thursday. "The police ...

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  • TSWAT - At least 60 people, including 16 militants and one soldier, were killed and 25 others injured in the fresh clashes between security forces and militants in different areas of the Swat Valley on Sunday. According to an ISPR spokesman, as many as 16 militants have been killed and several ...

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  • TSWAT - Around three persons, including two security men, have been injured and two schools blown up by militants in separate incidents of violence in Swat District, TheNation reliably learnt on Tuesday. According to details, two security personnel, namely Asif and Bashir, were injured when a ...

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  • TMINGORA - Taliban militants, while announcing 'general amnesty' for workers of different political forces, have urged 47 persons to produce themselves before their self-styled Islamic court. Taliban spokesman Sunday announced the names of 47 persons who are severely criticising at world level the ...

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  • TMINGORA - At least 22 persons, including 5 members of a family, three personnel of security forces and 11 militants were killed and several others injured on Friday when a suicide bomber hit a check-post of the security forces and the security forces in retaliation targeted militants in different ...

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  • TSWAT - Seven persons including four militants were killed and three others injured when security forces pounded the suspected hideouts of militants in Manglawar area of Khwazakhila Tehsil while Taliban militants destroyed a house of ANP leader Asfandyar Wali Khan in Madyan area of Swat on Friday. ...

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  • TSWAT - At least five persons were killed and a house of a journalist was demolished in fresh incidents of violence here on Monday. According to details, three bullets-riddled dead bodies were recovered from Green Chowk and Shorab Khan Chowk. In another incident, miscreants gunned down a former ...

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  • TMINGORA - Target killings are on the rise in Swat District as bodies of five more persons have been found in Mingora and Matta, official sources maintained on Sunday. According to the sources, three bodies of unknown persons, all shot dead by unknown Taliban militants, were found from College ...

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  • TSWAT - At least six persons were killed, six others got injured, two militants were arrested and two persons were abducted in fresh incidents of violence here at Kabal and Matta areas, sources informed Saturday. According to the sources, three persons including a minor were killed when a mortar ...

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  • TSWAT - At least six persons have been killed and another has been injured in fresh clashes in different parts of Swat District, sources disclosed on Wednesday. According to the sources, security forces targeted militants suspected hideouts in Banjot, Telgram and Dakorak areas of Swat District. In ...

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  • TMINGORA - Taliban militants Sunday claimed killing of religious figure Pir Samiullah along with four others and occupying Mandal Daag area, Matta. However, the local people didn't confirm the death of Pir Samiullah. "Pir Sami's dead body was among the dead persons," remarked Muslim Khan, spokesman ...

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  • TSWAT - At least three persons including two women were killed and another was injured in separate incidents of firing Sunday. Sources informed TheNation that miscreants brought two women in a motorcar, gunned them down and managed to escape. Moreover, an unidentified dead body of 25-year-old man ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Keeping in view the sanctity of Eidul Azha, spokesman of defunct organization Tehrik Taliban Swat Chapter Haji Muslim Khan announced unilateral ceasefire on Friday. TTP spokesman Haji Muslim Khan while talking to journalists through telephonic conversation said that the ceasefire ...

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  • TSWAT - At least 11 persons, including an Amir of Tableghi Jammat, were killed in different incidents of violence in Swat District while an improvised explosive device damaged a vehicle of the Deputy Superintendent Police in Chamkani area on Thursday. Some armed militants gunned down a Tablegi ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - At least five persons were killed and several others, including four women, injured on Wednesday amidst the continuing violence in different parts of Swat District. According to sources in ISPR, a personnel of the security forces was killed and two others were injured when armed ...

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  • TSWAT - As least nine persons, including a Deputy Superintend of Police, have been killed in different incidents of violence in Swat District, reports said Friday. According to the sources, first incident took place in Kanjo area of Kabal when some armed persons entered the house of Akbar Khan and ...

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  • TSWAT - At least seven persons including two personnel of the security forces got injured in separate incidents of firing and shelling here on Friday in Charbagh area of Tehsil Matta. Taliban militants also kidnapped a person named Muhammad in Charbagh and set ablaze another primary school for ...

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  • TMINGORA - In the light of successful negotiations, Taliban militants set free 62 abducted persons in Matta region of Swat District on Thursday. All the 62 persons were taken hostage by Taliban in a bid to block the establishment of traditional Lashkar against them. All 12 members of the ...

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  • TSWAT - At least five persons were killed and fifteen others injured in separate incidents in the restive Swat District while Taliban set on fire another private college in Guili Bagh area of Tehsil Charbagh on Saturday. Local sources said that two persons were killed and fifteen others were ...

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  • TMINGORA - At least 100 extremists have been killed while around 55 received critical injuries when the army jets and copters pounded the suspected hideouts of extremists in Kabal, Matta of Swat and border areas, reports said on Sunday. A security personnel also died when the convoy of law ...

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  • TSWAT - Amidst tight security of Taliban militants a Chinese engineer Friday successfully escaped from Taliban imprisonment while another Chinese engineer strived hard but was re-arrested by Taliban in an injured condition. Taliban militants kidnapped these two Chinese engineers from District ...

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  • TMINGORA - At least 16 persons were killed and 29 others injured here on Tuesday when gunship helicopters shelled curfew violators in Mingora city and police fired at an unruly mob in Khawazakhela. The protesters were demanding lifting of curfew, troops withdrawal, restoration of power and gas ...

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  • TSWAT - Security forces Monday killed more than 30 Taliban-linked militants in different clashes in the troubled northwest of the country bordering Afghanistan, police and security officials said. One soldier and a policeman also died during clashes with militants. At least nine troops were ...

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