Key militant commander killed in Kurram Agency

Wednesday, 02 Dec, 2009

Security forces guide blindfolded men to a vehicle after arresting them in Khyber agency during a military operation. – Reuters

KURRAM: Two militants including a key militant commander, Mula Launcher were killed in Kurram Agency on Wednesday, according to official sources.

Two militants were also injured and three were arrested in Spairkot, Khelwat and Dombaki areas of central Kurram Agency during a military operation.

Security forces also arrested 12 local and foreign militants and recovered a huge cache of ammunition and explosive material from the Badama area of central Kurram on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, militants blew up a bridge on main Thall-Parachinar road in Arawali area of lower Kurram. Reports state that security forces will face problems commuting in the area due to the destruction of this bridge.