50 militants killed in Mohmand clashes
GHALANAI: Fifty militants and four security personnel were killed in bombings and clashes in parts of Mohmand Agency on Thursday.
During the second phase of operation Brekhna (lightning) in militant-infested areas along the Afghan border, security forces backed by warplanes, helicopter gunships and artillery pounded militant hideouts in Suran Darra, Mosakhel, Bahadar Kalley, Matai, Shinwari and Ghalingar areas of Bezai and Safi tehsils.
Administration officials said 50 militants were killed and several others injured as air strikes destroyed several hideouts on Wednesday night and Thursday. Ten of the militants were killed in a clash in Wali Dad Kor.