HANGU: Three security officials were injured when clashes erupted between militants and security forces in Jogi area of central Kurram Agency on Friday. Officials claimed to have killed six militants and injured five in retaliation.
According to a security official, a clash erupted around 11:00am in which a captain, including two other officials, was injured when they advanced to clear the area of militants.
Security official said that the injured personnel were rushed to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Thall.
Jogi is the area where security forces have consistently been attacked by militants. The Kurram operation has prolonged, as it shares boundaries with Orakzai Agency and North Waziristan on the Pak-Afghan border, making the region difficult to control.
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