Security forces kill 4 militants in South Waziristan: Officials

Militants attacked security check post in Laddha district, four killed in retaliation.


Our Correspondent March 17, 2012

PESHAWAR: At least four militants were killed in an early morning attack on a security check post in Laddha district of South Waziristan agency on Saturday, officials said.

The militants, whose exact number could not be identified, attacked a military check post in the Zangarra village of Ladha in South Waziristan.

“Four militants were killed when the security men retaliated. There were no casualties amongst the soldiers,” an intelligence official from the area said.

The identities of those killed were not immediately verified, said the official.

The area is close to North Waziristan agency and a highly-rugged terrain influenced by the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP).

COMMENTS (2)

areej | 10 years ago | Reply

authorities need to take action against the use of IEDs.

fizza | 10 years ago | Reply

Improvised explosive devices are destructive militants are using such devices.

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