PESHAWAR: At least eighteen militants and one security personal were killed in clashes that took place in Upper Orakzai Agency, Geo News reported Tuesday. Five paramilitary soldiers were also wounded, local officials said.
According to sources, security forces killed 18 militants and injured 13 others in clashes in Dabori area of Upper Orakzai. One soldier lost his life during the battle while five others got hurt, sources added.
Shelling by gunship helicopters is still continuing in the area that has destroyed four militants’ compounds.
On the other hand, security forces found two trucks containing ammunition during a search operation in Tehsil Wana of South Waziristan.
They have also arrested fourteen suspects including seven foreigners