Soldier, five militants killed in North Waziristan

On April 10, at least 23 militants were killed in air strikes carried out by security forces in Khyber Agency's strategic Tirah Valley.



By Our Correspondent

Published: Sun 12 Apr 2015, 11:41 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:37 PM

Islamabad: At least five suspected militants were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a security check-post in North Waziristan tribal area, according to a military spokesman.

A security official was also killed in the attack carried out in the Datta Khel area.

Soon after the attack, the security forces conducted a search operation in the area to arrest the miscreants.

On April 10, at least 23 militants were killed in air strikes carried out by security forces in Khyber Agency’s strategic Tirah Valley.

The dead militants were associated with the banned Lashkar-e-Islam group headed by the notorious Mangal Bagh and Tehreek-e-Taleban (TTP).

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