JNN 26 July 2013 PARACHINAR: At least 50 people were Martyred and more than 120 injured in three bombings across Parachinar, headquarters of Kurram Agency, on Friday. Two explosions targeting Shia mosques in Pakistan’s tribal area on the Afghan border Martyred at least 50 people on Friday, a doctor and witnesses said. Continue reading
JNN 14 Mar 2013 Tehran : The Iranian president expressed his condolences for the Shia killings, and called on the Pakistani authorities to find those responsible for the attacks. Iranian lawmakers have condemned the ongoing killings of Shia Muslims in Pakistan, holding the enemies of Islam responsible for the violence against Pakistani Shias. Continue reading
JNN 12 May 2012 Peshawar : The van carrying Shia passengers was on its way from Parachinar to Peshawar when the terrorists attacked it with automatic weapons. Continue reading
JNN 25 Feb 2012 ISLAMABAD : MNA Kurram Agency Sajid Hussain Turi on Saturday rebutted the impression that Mehdi Militia or Haideri Taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus stop in Peshawar and asserted that extremists were trying to fuel sectarian violence in the country by launching a blame game. Continue reading
JNN 18 Feb 2012 PARACHINAR: An uneasy peace in an area beset by violent sectarianism was short-lived. Parachinar bleeds again. At least 31 people were killed and 36 others were injured when a suicide bomber attacked a crowded market in Kurram Agency on Friday, in the deadliest attack for a month, officials said. Continue reading
JNN 01 Sep 2011 , Parachinar : Seven Shia Men embraced Martyrdom in a firing incident , by terrorist of Tehrik eTaliban (TTP) on a passenger van in Makhizai area of Lower Kurram Agency, reported By Our correspondent on Thursday. Continue reading
JNN 29 June 2011 : Parachinar, in Pakistan’s tribal north west, remains under siege. The only road connecting this district bordering Afghanistan to the rest of Pakistan has been blocked by Taliban fighters since 2007. Continue reading
JNN 22 May 2011 Kurram Agency : At least nine persons were killed and several others injured during an armed attack on the Shia tribesmen in Lower Kurram Agency on Sunday morning. Continue reading
JNN 14 May 2011 HANGU: Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Thursday issued leaflets in Kurram Agency orddering the residents to follow its “code of conduct” or face the consequences. Continue reading
JNN 25 Mar 2011 Parachanar : Gunmen attacked a minibus carrying mostly Shiite Muslims and killed eight people on Friday in a stretch of northwestern Pakistan that has seen a recent peace deal between rival Sunni and Shiite tribes, a government official said. Continue reading
JNN 25 Mar 2011 : At least 20 Shia tribesmen abducted from northwestern Pakistan have been released following talks between a local peace committee and pro-Taliban militants. Continue reading
JNN 19 Dec 2010 : Tens of thousands of Shia Muslims in a Pakistani tribal region called for end to a 4-year siege of northwestern city allegedly by Taliban militants, as the blockade has increased difficulties of the people.
The demand was made by Shia Muslims in the Ashura day procession in Parachinar, the center of Kurram tribal agency.
Some two hundred thousands Shia Muslims took part in the Ashura procession, which started at 8 a.m. and continued till late night on Friday.
The procession was started from main Imambargah in Parachinar city and after passing via Kurram militia, Turi graveryard, katchery road and hazara graveyard ended in Central Imambargha at night time.
During Aazadari procession juma prayer were offered at central imambarghah while maghreeb prayer at Katchery Chowk near post office.
Through out the route of Procession mourners including all ages and children with addition to non-Muslims even Christians and hindus were beating their chests by doing ‘matam’ and zaadari. Azadars were also chanting Labik Ya Hussain, Down with USA, Down with Israel, Down with Taliban.
Addressing the biggest gathering of aazadars, ulema and scholars told that the people of Parachinar and martyrs set a new example of resisting and defeating the Taliban.
In Aazadari procession certain resolutions were adopted demanding the govt to lift four years of inhuman siege of Parachinar immediately by opening and securing main Thall- Parachinar Road.
They condemned attacks on Shia Muslims in Quetta, Peshawar and Hangu, murdering innocent children and women by yazeddi forces.
They said that if the govt does not lift the four years imposed siege and economic blockade, then they will start armed long march from Parachinar to Thall to open the main road and the responsibility will be on all concern