Seven militants killed in Mohmand clashes


At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Mohmand Agency on Saturday, according to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The militants were killed in a clash that erupted after their movement was intercepted by the security forces, said the ISPR statement.

Meanwhile, six unidentified bodies were recovered from Mohmand’s Yakaghund area, according to local tribal sources.

The bodies were found in the Umar Banda area of Yakagund in Mohmand Agency. Sources said that the bodies might be of militants killed in the clash with security forces.

Mohmand is one of Pakistan’s seven tribal agencies near the Afghan border which are rife with militancy and have been said to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives.