Operation on the cards as 9 security officials abducted in Khyber Agency
LAHORE: Security forces are planning to conduct a military operation in the Khyber Agency, after militants kidnapped nine security personnel of the Khasadar Force on Wednesday.
According to a Dawn News report, helicopter gunships took to the air in the area after unknown militants kidnapped a line officer and eight other Khasadar Force security personnel, along with an official vehicle, in the Khsar Khor area of the Khyber Agency. The security forces were ready to act against the militants and contingents of the Frontier Constabulary had also been ordered to arrest the kidnappers.
Kurram Agency Also on Wednesday, two more people were killed in fresh clashes between rival tribes of the Kurram Agency.
Dawn News reported that the political administration of the region was striving to stop the clashes. The Peshawar–Parachinar Road had been closed due to the clashes, adding that the supply of electricity to the region had also been suspended.