4 militants killed in Baizai tehsil
GHALANAI: Four militants were killed and five others sustained injuries when jetfighters shelled their hideouts in Baizai tehsil of restive Mohmand Agency, official sources said on Friday. The sources said the jetfighters and gunship helicopters bombed the positions of the militants in the area close to the Pak-Afghan border in the Baizai tehsil on Thursday. The sources said that clashes also took place in Mithai area and that heavy losses had been inflicted on the militants. The sources however could not provide the details of the militants’ losses.
Meanwhile, the militants fired mortar shells at the government offices in the Khwezai Baizai subdivision. The security forces launched an operation after the attack and also pounded the suspected positions of the militants. The migration of the tribes people from the affected areas has started and around 20 more families have been registered at the Nahaqi Camp. The tribes people requested the administration to direct the soldiers at the checkpoints to relax the checking procedures for women and children.