Ziarat security checkpost attacked by militants
Nowshera: In a separate incident, militants attacked the Ziarat security checkpost along Pak-Afghan border area of Biazai tehsil of Mohmand tribal region on Tuesday. They used mortars, rockets and other heavy weapons. However, security forces repulsed the attack by using heavy artillery. Several hideouts were pounded in the area. However, no casualty was reported.
Helicopter gunships also pounded militants’ hideouts in Shounkrai, Metai and Alazai areas of Biazai tehsil. The security forces conducted search operations and claimed clearing the Aliangar, Chamarkand, Sagi Bala and Sagi Payan areas of Safi tehsil and Dawezai area of Pandiali tehsil.