Key Taliban 'commanders' killed in Peshawar operation: security officials
[Dawn] Two key myrmidon commanders of the Pak Taliban were killed in a successful operation by security forces 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.
on Thursday, security officials said.
Security officials told Dawn.Com that security forces were conducting a search operation in the Frontier Region of Peshawar near Mattani when they clashed with the myrmidons, leaving one security personnel and two snuffies dead in the exchange of gunfire.
Officials identified the two key myrmidon commanders as Rooh ul Amin and Adnan alias Hurera, both belonging to the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain (TTP).
The operation follows a late night attack by dozens of suspected Talibs on a security check post at Shamshato area near Peshawar Frontier Region (FR), killing six Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldiers and leaving 12 others injured.
Police said the snuffies had also managed to kidnap two security forces' personnel. A front man for the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain, Ehsanullah Ehsan, had grabbed credit for the attack Tuesday night.
...back at the alley, Bugs Moroni was holding Slats from behind while his brother Greasy Thumb was pounding his face into paste ...
officials said snuffies had killed the two FC personnel kidnapped from Shamshato area on Tuesday. "The myrmidons have thrown their bodies in Mattani area of Peshawar," said one security official.
Clashes between snuffies and security forces during the ongoing operation continued at the time of filing of this report.
Posted by: Fred 2013-07-05