Troops to crackdown on militants in Khyber Agency today


Security forces on Friday decided to conduct an operation in the Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, following attacks on forces by the militants. According to security forces, 13 personnel lost their lives in two days when they were ambushed by the militants.
They said the military command had decided to conduct a vigorous operation against militants starting from today. The forces have asked the residents to shift to safer places by noon today to avoid any damage to the civilian community. Forty-eight militants were killed and seven compounds were destroyed in the ongoing clashes while curfew was imposed in Bara two years ago which is still continuing.