Orakzai Agency: Forces arrest 10 militants, seize arms
ORAKZAI AGENCY: Security forces arrested at least 10 militants and recovered 42 rockets along with explosives and a huge cache of arms during an operation in Dolania area of Orakzai Agency on Wednesday. After taking control of Dolanai area from militants, the security forces the other day launched a search operation at about 4:00 am. They apprehended 10 inured militants and shifted them to undisclosed location for further interrogation. Besides, at least 42 rockets, landmines, explosives and a huge cache of arms were also recovered during the operation. Forces have now established their bunkers and strengthened position at Dolaniza area.
The forces took control of the area a day before after a fierce fighting with militants, in which at least 30 militants and five forces men were killed. Meanwhile, IG Frontier Corps visited FC Camp at Gheljo, where he also addressed the forces men. He said that sacrifices rendered by forces men would be written in golden words in the history. He observed that terrorists were on the run. Meanwhile, unidentified persons fired two rockets at Shekhan area of Badhabera on Wednesday, however no casualty was reported. Sources said that two projectiles fired from an unknown location landed in the open field of Bara Shekhan area. The projectiles were probably fired from Bara region of Khyber Agency, as the area is stronghold of Lashkar Islam led militants. The rockets did not hit any target and landed in the open of grounds of Shekhan village. The rockets caused fear and panic among the resident as loud explosions were echoed after its blasts. Police rushed the area and collected the remnants. They also launched search operation and registered FIR against unknown persons. Meanwhile two sack pack bodies were recovered in Sirband area near Hayatabad interchange in Peshawar on Wednesday. Sources said that dead bodies were identified as Arif Shah, residents of Hangu and Moizudine resident of Badhabera. They were being targeted with single bullet on head and then severely tortured to death. It may be recalled here that in the last one month nine sack pack dead bodies have been recovered in Peshawar.