HANGU: One security personnel was killed and another injured when militants attacked a security check-post in Manatu area of Central Kurram Agency on Friday.
According to a security official, militants attacked the post at dawn, killing one security personnel , Armanullah and injuring another, Zain Baksh. They were rushed to the Combined Military Hospital Kohat.
He added that they retaliated in response to the attack and killed four militants. Meanwhile, political administration officials along with paramilitary troops rushed to the area and launched a search operation. Twenty elders and tribesmen were arrested under the collective responsibility clause of Frontier Crimes Regulation.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2012.