A security man was killed and another injured in militants attack at a checkpost of security forces in tehsil Ladha in South Waziristan tribal region. The militants fled from the scene after retaliatory firing by the forces. The troops killed a militant commander Sheikh Azeem in Malakand region. Moreover, the bomb experts defused two landmines planted beneath a bridge near Mian Mandi in tehsil Haleemzai of Mohmand region.