Soldier, two militants killed in SWA clash
WANA: A soldier and two militants were killed in a clash in Ladha tehsil in the militancy-affected South Waziristan Agency early Sunday, official and tribal sources said.
The sources said that a group of militants stormed the security forces post around 3 am in the night in the Green area in Ladha, killing a soldier. The name of the soldier could not be ascertained.
The official sources claimed the security forces retaliated and killed two militants. The clash continued till 4 am. The place of occurrence is populated by the Mahsud tribe, who was displaced due to the military operation and have yet to be return to Ladha, Makeen and other adjoining areas on account of insecurity.