HANGU- Six security personnel embraced martyrdom and twenty terrorists were killed during clashes in Lower Orakzai area today.

According to security forces, terrorists armed with heavy weapons attacked Zawan check post in Shirin Dara area of Lower Orakzai and martyred six security men and injured three others.

During the retaliatory action, twenty militants were also killed. It may be mentioned that a security man was martyred by militants on Friday at the same check post.

It may be mentioned that it was the border area of Khyber Agency and Orakzai Agency and militants were targeting the security forces frequently since they started the operation Khyber-One against the terrorists in Khyber Agency.