10 militants killed in Orakzai, Shangla
HANGU: Six militants were killed and three soldiers sustained injuries in two separate incidents in Orakzai Agency on Monday.
Sources said the security forces were on a routine patrol when a remote-controlled bomb on roadside went off in Dabori area, leaving two soldiers injured.
Meanwhile, a group of militants opened fire on the check post in Utmankhel in Karghan areas, leaving a soldier injured.
The forces also returned the fire and killed six militants on the spot.
Four militants were killed in a clash with the security forces in Puran area of Shangla District on Monday.
Sources said the security forces reached Aluch Bazaar on a tip-off about the presence of four militants in the area.
The forces, the sources said, chased the fleeing militants and killed four of them in an exchange of fire in Sandasar area.
The dead were identified as Umar Rehman, Saeedullah, Rahimullah and Iqbal.