20 killed in Bajaur operation
At least 16 militants and two civilians were killed in the latest clashes between security forces and militants here on Sunday.
In another clash, a chief of tribal laskhar, Malik Fazal Mabood and two tribesmen were also killed in operation carried out by tribal lashkar against the suspected militants. Meanwhile, tribal lashkar killed 10 militants in the operation.
Mamond tribes set the houses of 12 extremists' commanders on fire, sources said. While fierce fighting is underway between national laskhar and militants in Mamond.
Sources said that security forces, backed by helicopter gunships, heavily pounded the suspected militants' hideouts in various parts of Mamond tehsil, killing six militants and two civilians.
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