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.
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