ORAKZAI: Two security personnel were killed and five wounded in a landmine explosion on Sunday, which took place near the Dabori area of Orakzai Agency.
Sources say security forces were on a routine patrol when their vehicle hit the landmine.
After the incident security officials cordoned off the area and began a search operation.
Sources also confirm that six militants were killed in a gun battle with security forces.
Earlier this month, Pakistani artillery killed six militants in an attack on their stronghold following a landmine blast. A soldier on patrol in Orazkai was left wounded by the blast.