Peshawar- Five militants were killed and three others injured Saturday in a clash with a tribal lashkar in the Orakzai tribal region.
According to media reports the local peace legion and militants exchanged fire in the Dana Khola area of Lower Orakzai when militants attacked villagers residing in the area.
According to sources, five militants were killed and three others were injured in the firing, which continued for three hours during which both sides used heavy weapons.
Political Tehsildar Sher Mohammad confirmed the clash and said five miscreants were killed whereas three others were injured. According to certain sources, the dead belonged to the Momin Khan group of Darra Adamkhel Taliban.