Orakzai: 3 militants, soldier killed
BUNER/KALAYA: Three militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Buner District while a soldier was killed in a roadside blast in Orakzai Agency.
Sources said that three militants were killed when they tried to sneak into Buner District from Swat at Elum Ghar on the night between Monday and Tuesday.
The killed militants were identified as Abdul Lateef, Shamsul Aalam, sons of Habibul Hassan of Pir Baba and Dawood, son of Fazal Wahid of Village Koot in Gokand Valley.
In Gheljo area of Orakzai Agency a soldier was killed and another injured in roadside bomb blast on Tuesday.
Security forces were on routine patrolling when a remote controlled explosive device went off, killing paramilitary soldier Ishaq and injuring Altaf. The injured soldier was shifted to a hospital in Kalaya.
In yet another attack on a post a soldier suffered bullet injuries. Officials said that militants attacked Murghan area as a result one soldier received injuries. Officials claimed that forces retaliated and killed 10 militants.