Ghalanai: 4 militants arrested in Mohmand Agency
GHALANAI: The Security Forces during a successful action have arrested four militants and their commander Muhammad Jamal at Khanch area in Mohmand Agency. A spokesman of Frontier Corps Mohmand Agency, Major Farooq told reporters here that four militants have been apprehended while two another injured were taken away by their fellows while escaping from the scene. The security forces after receiving information that militants’ will target Khanch post and Yousafkhel camp, cordoned off the area and arrested the militants before hitting the target. He said the accused were preparing boys for suicide bombings by making their brain washing.
The encounter continued for about two and half hours, he said adding the security forces have received no casualty. Three Kalashinkovs, hand grenade, a mobile phone and dagger have been recovered from possession of militants.
Those who were arrested include Yashin, Muhammad Zaman, Bilal and Usman Gul. The security forces presented the accused before the media.
Militants’ commander of Tehsil Pandali, Muhammad Jamal has also been arrested when he was on his way to Machani from Karapa mountains, he said adding that curfew will remain impose in the area.
Meanwhile, majority of educational institutes and bazaars were closed in Mohmand Agency. Assistant Political Agent, Syed Ahmed Jan told reporters that bazaars, offices, educational and healthcare institutions will remain close till further orders. He said that situation will soon be improved.