Security forces arrest 7 suspects in Mardan

Seven suspects arrested with links to the murder of noted religious scholar Dr Farooq in Mardan.


Express October 11, 2010

Security forces in Mardan arrested seven suspects during a search operation linked to the murder of Dr Mohammad Farooq Khan.

Dr Farooq was murdered on October 3, when two gunmen entered Dr Farooq’s clinic in the Baghdada neighbourhood of Mardan and opened fire on him.

An operation in the Katlang village of Mardan was also underway, while a curfew had been imposed in the area.

30 suspects arrested in Bara Tehsil

Security Forces destroyed the houses of four militant commanders and arrested 30 suspected militants from the Sipa area of Bara Tehsil, Khyber Agency.

Around 10 suspected insurgents were killed and 20 wounded in September, when helicopter gunships pounded militant hideouts in different parts of the Bara sub-division of the Khyber Agency.

COMMENTS (1)

Sultan Ahmed. | 11 years ago | Reply we support the action taken by the armed forces against the terrorists in the country with regard to eradication insurgency from the land The role,being played by our armed forces never forget,this institution has served remarkable sacrifices in this field. on the other hand,our armed forces has shown his admirable efficiency in regard to the flood effected people and served them better than any other person or institution.
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