Blast kills five militants in Orakzai
KALAYA: Five militants were killed and two others received injuries in a roadside explosion in Mamozai area of Orakzai tribal agency on Tuesday. Sources said that a vehicle, carrying Taliban from Arghunjo village to Jabba in Mamozai, a stronghold of militants, was hit by a landmine planted by unidentified persons in Adokhel area. The landmine exploded with a bang, killing five Taliban, they said. Two militants were injured in the blast.
The killed militants were identified as commander Bakhtullah, commander Mirdad Khan, Kazim Khan, Ghulam Sarwar and Hafiz Mirwais. The injured were identified as Isa Khan and Noor Din. Armed militants cordoned off the area soon after the incident, sources said.