PESHAWAR: Five militants and one FC official were killed in a clash in Bara Sheikhan area near Peshawar, reported Express News on Sunday.
According to SP Rural Khurshid Khan, police reached the Aziz market in Bara Sheikhan on receiving information about a planted bomb. During the search operation, militants attacked the police and killed one FC official.
Five militants were killed in retaliatory fire by the police.
The police have defused several bombs in Peshawar after receiving tip-off in the past few months.
Last month, a senior official of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was killed while he was trying to defuse a device recovered in Sheikhan village.