MIRANSHAH : Several terrorists were killed in a clash with security forces in North Waziristan Agency late Monday night. According to official sources, a group of terrorists fired on a picket at Dattakhel-Khar Qamar road injuring an officer. Security forces effectively responded to it and killed all the terrorists in retaliation. Suspected Taliban militants attacked a check-post in North Waziristan, injuring a soldier. According to military sources, militants targeted a checkpost located on Khar Qamar Road in Datta town of North Waziristan.In retaliatory fire, one attacker was killed by the forces.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 12-Feb-2014