Two TTP commanders killed in Nowsehra
Two key commanders of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in an encounter with police and LEAs in Azakhel area on Sunday here, Geo News reported.
Police claimed that both TTP commanders were planning to kill Provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain.
Police said that militants Matiullah alias Commander Moosa alias Commander Foji and his brother Latifullah alias Naqeebullah alias Rehan Pahari had entered into Nowshera through a mountainous route for a major action, when an action was taken against them by the police and LEAs.
In the encounter Matiullah and his brother Latifullah were killed.
Matiullah is said to be militants' commander in Peshawar and its surrounding areas.
They were allegedly involved in several blasts in Peshawar, Nowshera, Charsada and Mardan besides killing of important leaders and LEAs personnel.
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