Checkpost attacked in Bajaur Agency
KHAR: Militants attacked a security checkpost in Bajaur Agency on Wednesday, although no casualties were reported, residents and sources told Daily Times. The Sadiqabad Phatak checkpost, around four kilometres from the agency headquarters at Khar, was attacked on Wednesday evening with rocket launchers.
Security forces retaliated against the attack, sources said. “Heavy cross-firing continued for an hour and many shells landed in nearby villages,” a local said, requesting anonymity. Meanwhile, unidentified people kidnapped a health department official from the Tangi area of Charmang district, around 40 kms from Khar.