Pakistani Taliban says behind deadly blast in tribal region
Sep 17 2017 by Desiree Burns
Bajaur is one of the seven tribal agencies that makes up Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas along its volatile border with Afghanistan. The bombing took place as an official from the civilian administration was traveling with the police to attend a meeting in the Taliban-infested region.
Security official Rahmat Gul told RFE/RL that the vehicle of the official, identified as Fawad Khan, was struck by a bomb in Bajaur on September 17.
The official further added that five Levies personnel were patrolling in Garigal area when the vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled explosive device.
The TTP, mainly active in FATA, is regarded as Pakistan's biggest security threat.
How and where to watch the award show online
The late Carrie Fisher could actually win for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in "Catastrophe". And of course " Emmys: The Show" will collect snaps from inside Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater throughout the event.
Here's the Latest on Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8
While the general look of the device hasn't changed much, Apple did add quite a bit of new features under the hood. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will be available for pre-order from September 22nd on Flipkart .
Trump traveling to Naples, Florida in post-Irma visit
Rick Scott said officials were in contact with the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills over the past three days. Due to the damage left by the hurricane , at least 31 people died from all three states, according to ABC News.
Nobody immediately claimed responsibility for the bomb explosion but in the past Taliban militants have carried out several suicide bombings and other attacks in the district.
The militant violence has killed tens of thousands of Pakistanis over the years. Pakistani troops have for over a decade been battling militants in the region to curb insurgencies by the Takfiri terrorist groups of Taliban and al-Qaeda.
Speaking to The Wall Street Journal in Islamabad, the foreign minister observed that the United States's "militaristic approach" represented a failed policy in the war-torn country.