8 militants killed in Mohmand Agency
GHALANAI: Eight militants were killed and 12 others injured when jet fighters, helicopter gunships and artillery pieces pounded their hideouts in different areas of Mohmand Agency on Tuesday.
The areas which came under attack included Mattai, Suran Darra, Wali Dad Kor, Ghanam Shah and Sheikh Baba villages in Baizai and Safi tehsils.
Official sources said security forces pounded militants’ locations with artillery from the FC base in Mamad Gat. Four bodies were found in Ghalingar and Sheikh Baba areas. Three bodies were buried at a graveyard in Lakkaro.
One body, identified to be of Mehmood Jan of Ghalingar, was taken to the Ghalanai hospital.