5 militants killed in Mohmand
GHALANAI: Five militants were killed when jet fighters pounded their hideouts in different areas of Baizai tehsil along Afghan border in Mohmand tribal region on Saturday. Sources said that jet fighters targeted militant positions in Shokrhai, Walidad, Miana and Mettai localities in Baizai tehsil. As a result five militants were killed and nine others wounded while several hideouts were destroyed.
Meanwhile, a sub-engineer of works and services department was kidnapped by unidentified armed persons. Sources said that Eng Abul Khair was on way to his office in agency headquarters Ghalnai when armed men intercepted him and whisked him away to undisclosed location. No group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of the official.