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May 10, 2014

Indefinite curfew imposed in NWA

 
May 10, 2014

MIRANSHAH: The local administration has clamped a curfew in North Waziristan for an indefinite period after an improvised explosive device (IED) attack on a double cabin pick-up truck carrying the FC men to their posts in the Ghulam Khan area.
After the killing of nine paramilitary Frontier Corps soldiers a day earlier, tense calm prevailed in the North Waziristan Agency on Friday. Over a dozen FC men were injured, some of them critically, in the IED blast.
Traffic remained off the roads in the tribal region. The main roads such as the Bannu-Miranshah, Miranshah-Dattakhel and Miranshah-Razmak remained closed for traffic.All shops and markets in the tribal region remained shut. All government officials, schools and colleges were closed due to the sudden curfew in the tribal region.
The authorities usually announce curfew every Sunday for movement of the armed forces but the Friday’s curfew was imposed suddenly that panicked the militancy-affected people of Waziristan.
After the killing of prominent tribal chieftain, Malik Qadir Khan, a few days ago in Miranshah by unidentified people, it was the second biggest terrorist act in the tribal region.Online adds: Security forces launched a search operation in North Waziristan on Friday and arrested 55 suspects.

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