Hangu: 6 militants killed in clash with security forces
HANGU: Six militants were killed in a clash with security forces while nine soldiers sustained injuries in a rocket attack in Kurram Agency on Thursday, tribal sources said.
The sources said the militants attacked a vehicle of the forces in Manato area in Kurram Agency with a rocket, injuring seven soldiers.
However, the tribal sources said that the warring tribes in the Kuram tribal region often fire rockets at each other and that the shell could have mistakenly hit the security forces vehicle. The forces said that six militants were killed and two soldiers injured in a clash in Gwaki area.