Militants from Afghanistan attack post in Kurram
PARACHINAR: Militants from Afghanistan attacked a checkpost in Patala area of lower Kurram near the Pak-Afghan border on Tuesday, killing a security personnel and kidnapping the other.
According to official sources, Nahid Gul was killed and Azeem Khan was kidnapped by militants. They said that five terrorists were also killed when security forces returned fire.
An operation against local militants has also been under way in Kurram Agency and security forces have cleared most areas of the Kurram agency of local militants, but they are still present in some areas of lower Kurram and central Kurram, blocking Thall-Parachinar road and creating shortage of life-saving drugs and food items for people of living in upper areas of Kurram Agency.