JAMRUD  - A key militant commander has been killed during an exchange of fire with law-enforcement agencies in Orakzai Agency.

Official sources informed that Taliban commander, Nasir Khan Zakakhel has been killed during an encounter with security forces in Orakzai Agency few days ago.

He was wanted by political administration in various cases of heinous nature including terrorism and militancy.

Nasir Khan belonged to Zakakhel tribes of Tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency and was recently shifted to Orakzai Agency. Later, the body of deceased was handed over to his heirs and buried at his ancestral graveyard at Sultan Khel.