8 held in Landikotal operations
LANDIKOTAL: The security forces conducted search and clearance operations in Landikotal and Torkham bazaars and arrested eight suspected persons, officials and local sources said on Saturday. It was learnt that several contingents of the Frontier Crops (FC), Levies and Khassadars forces conducted the operations in the residential areas and markets in Landikotal and Torkham.
Eight persons, including Afghan refugees, were arrested. However, names and identity of the arrested persons were not disclosed for security reasons. Landikotal and Torkham bazaars, Torkham Gate and the entire links road connecting Landikotal with Peshawar remained closed for an hour during the search operation.