Mohmand: Landmine hurts security man, 2 suspected militants picked up
GHALANAI: The Dawn News reported on Sunday, a security man was injured in a landmine explosion while two suspected militants were arrested during search operation in Mohmand tribal region on Saturday.
A security man suffered wounds when a landmine, planted by suspected militants along the roadside, went off in Ziarat Chowk of tehsil Safi. The injured security man was taken to hospital.
Mohmand Taliban spokesman Sajjad Momand claimed responsibility for the explosion while talking to journalists in Mohmand Press Club. He claimed that a security man was killed and another wounded. However, the claim was rejected by officials.
Security forces targeted militant hideouts with artillery fire from headquarters Ghalanai. However, there was no report of causality.
Meanwhile, two suspected persons were arrested during search operation in Sra Shah, Spena Khwra and Eidkor.