Four militants killed in clash with security forces in Khyber Agency

Published: August 26, 2014
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The incident took place in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency.

The incident took place in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency.

Four militants were killed in a clash with security forces in the Ghundi area of Jamrud tehsil, Khyber Agency, on Tuesday.

Security officials in the area said that bodies of the four militants were found near Malak Khowar and were handed over by the political administration to the Jamrud civil hospital for identification. However, their identities are yet to be ascertained.

Officials said the militants opened fire at them during a raid at a house late Monday night. The security forces retaliated, killing four militants, while some also managed to flee.

A security official said they launched a search operation early morning on Tuesday and arrested more than two dozen suspects.

 

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