BARA TEHSIL: Clashes between the peace committee and militants in Bara Tehsil of Khyber Agency killed five committee members while militants have kidnapped several others on Monday.
On September 8, a suspected militant was killed and two security officials injured in a fire fight and bomb blast in North Waziristan Agency.
More than six militants attacked Kalingar security forces check post in Miramshah, headquarters of the agency. One militant was killed while his accomplices escaped, a security forces official said.
In a separate incident security forces spotted a bomb planted on Miramshah-Ghulam Khan Road and called the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) to defuse it. During defusing process, the bomb detonated and severely injured two security personnel who were taken to Miramshah Fort for first aid and later shifted to Bannu Combined Military Hospital.
After the explosion, security forces backed by gunship helicopters launched a search operation on the outskirts of Miramshah; however, no one was arrested.
During their patrol on Datta Khel-Miramshah Road, security forces discovered another Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near Amin check post which was successfully defused.