FC man killed in Jamrud attack
JAMRUD: An official of the Frontier Corps (FC) was killed and five others sustained injuries in an attack on the security forces checkpost in Chura area in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency on Saturday, official and tribal sources said. The sources said that explosive devices planted by the militants near the Chura checkpost in Jandukhel area went off at 5:45 pm, leaving an FC soldier Rangeen Khan Afridi dead. Five other soldiers sustained injuries.
The identity of the injured could not be ascertained. The militants also opened indiscriminate fire on the checkpost soon after the explosion. The security forces cordoned off the area and launched search operation but no arrest was made till filing of this report.