5 militants arrested in Khar
KHAR: The security forces with the help of local peace committee arrested five militants and recovered arms during a search operation in different parts of Salarzai and Mamond tehsils of Bajaur Agency on Sunday. Houses of two alleged militants were also demolished. According to officials, the security forces had received information about the presence of militants in various border villages of Salarzai and Mamond. They said the security forces and volunteers launched a joint search operation in the areas.
An official told reporters at Khar five militants were arrested while large quantity of weapons and explosive devices was also recovered. He said the houses of two militants were also demolished. Meanwhile, elders and members of peace committee of Salarzai tribe on Sunday assured the local administration of continued support for restoring peace in their area.