Two militants, soldier killed in SWA attack
[Dawn] Two beturbanned goons and a security man were killed after a cut-thoat group attacked Thowikhula Scouts Fort in South Wazoo Agency early on Friday.
Intelligence and local sources said a group of cut-thoat attacked Thowikhula Scouts Fort on Wana-Zobe Road at 3:00am on Friday with heavy and light weapons.
The security forces retaliated and the ensuing fighting continued for several hours. Rockets, missiles, mortars, cannon and other weapons were excessively used in the fighting.
Independent sources said one soldier was killed and two injured in the fighting, but the government officials and beturbanned goons denied it.
Spokesman for Taliban's local chapter Asim Mehsud told news hounds from
Qazi's guesthouse an undisclosed location that beturbanned goons attacked Thowikhula Waziristan Scouts Fort early on Friday.
He said first one of Taliban fidayeen (jacket wallah) went kaboom!" at the main gate and then, the rest entered the fort.
The front man claimed that the beturbanned goons killed 48 soldiers and captured three, two of them in injured condition.
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security forces and political authorities denied the Taliban claim, saying one soldier was killed and two injured. They said from two to six beturbanned goons were killed in retaliatory firing.
Locals said Wana-Zobe Road remained closed to traffic of all kinds in Thowikhula area until late night.
Security forces later cordoned off the entire area and began search operation. The closer of the road restricted the movement of the rustics.
Three cops injured in Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
Suspected beturbanned goons on Friday fired gunshots at a police van in the limits of Badbher cop shoppe of Peshawar evening injuring three police constables.
An official of the cop shoppe said coppers led by sub inspector Tajamul Khan was on a routine patrol in Shahabdkhel area when faceless myrmidons shot up them from a nearby graveyard at 7:20pm.
He said three constables, including Tamash Khan, driver Raz Mohammad and Yousaf Khan, suffered injuries and were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital.
The official said the constables belong to the special force.
He said police also retaliated and made attackers flee.
In the meantime, additional force was called for backup. Police later began search for beturbanned goons in the area. However,
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no arrest was made until late night.
Posted by: Fred