KHYBER AGENCY - Curfew was imposed in Landi Kotal tehsil of Khyber Agency while security forces during a search operation recovered a huge cache of arms in Ashkhel area, official sources said on Thursday.

They said that security forces launched a search operation in Ashkhel and surrounding areas and recovered arms and ammunitions from there.

They said that security forces also arrested several suspected persons in this connection, however, they were released after clearance.

Prior to this, curfew was imposed in Tehsil Landi Kotal and the local tribesmen were informed through loudspeakers to remain indoor during the curfew hours. Security forces sealed Landi Kotal Bazaar and all entrance and exit points of the tehsil.