Two militants killed in Bara shootout
[Dawn] Two snuffies were killed in exchange of fire with security forces in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on the night between Wednesday and Thursday, officials said.
They said that a group of snuffies attacked a security checkpost in Khurma Tung area of Akkakhel. During exchange of fire, which lasted for several hours, forces killed two krazed killers, they added.
They said that the remaining attackers managed to escape in the darkness of night. Security forces brought the bodies of the killed snuffies to Levies Centre in Shahkas on Thursday. The dear departed were later buried as they could not be recognised.
In Karak district, unidentified persons fired two rockets at Nashpa oil and gas dehydration plant on Wednesday night.
Police said that the rockets were fired from Lachi Darmalak area of Kohat district. One of the rockets landed near the plant, however, it caused no loss of life or damage to property.
The second rocket landed near Sanda Khurram area and didn't explode.
The bomb disposal squad reached the area and defused the unwent
The residents of Sanda Khurram and Alwargi Banda have demanded of the authorities to set up checkposts on the nearby hilltops to thwart such incidents in the future.
In Bajaur Agency, aka Turban Central
...Smallest of the agencies in FATA. The Agency administration is located in Khar. Bajaur is inhabited almost exclusively by Tarkani Pashtuns, which are divided into multiple bickering subtribes. Its 52 km border border with Afghanistan's Kunar Province makes it of strategic importance to Pakistain's strategic depth...
, security forces recovered huge quantity of weapons and bombs during a search operation in Batwar area of Salarzi tehsil on Thursday.
Officials said that a search operation was launched in Batwar after receiving information about presence of weapons and bombs in the area.
Huge quantity of weapons including bombs, missiles, rockets, hand grenades and others bombs were seized during the search operation, Col Shakeel Janjua, Commandant Bajaur Scouts, told journalists. He said that the arms were dumped at various places.
He said that security forces with the help of local rustics cleared the border area of Batwar of krazed killers. He appreciated the role of rustics in elimination of snuffies in the border areas of Salarzi tehsil.
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