Peshawar: 30 militants arrested in Matni operation
PESHAWAR: Security forces arrested 30 militants including a commander after destroying more than 10 hideouts of extremists in Matni, an area lying in the outskirts of Peshawar. According to sources, security forces pounded militants’ hideouts with rockets in Kala Khel area of Peshawar and destroyed over 10 of them. Thirty militants including a local commander Ahsanullah were arrested. Heavy contingents of security forces, frontier constabulary and police are deployed in different areas of Peshawar including Badh Bir where curfew also remains imposed. The curfew may be lifted by this evening. Meanwhile, Indus Highway has been closed for vehicular traffic.