17 arrested in Landikotal search: official
LANDIKOTAL: The security forces and local administration conducted a joint search operation in various areas of Landikotal subdivision in Khyber Agency and arrested 17 suspected militants, official sources said. “The security forces have so far arrested several suspected militants including a commander in Landikotal,” an official told The News on condition of anonymity.
He said they had smashed militants’ network in Landikotal who had been planning to carry out attacks on government installations and other public places. However, he did not disclose the names of the detained persons.