KURRAM AGENCY - As many as 12 militants were killed and seven others got injured when security forces targeted suspected hideouts of militants in central Kurram Agency on Tuesday.

Official sources informed TheNation that the security forces targeted the suspected localities of militants in Zawa area of central Kurram Agency with gunship helicopters and jet fighters killing 12 militants and injuring seven others. The security forces also made further advancement toward stronghold of militants.

Meanwhile, the security forces also claimed arrest of three militants involved in Parachinar bomb attack.

All the three accused belonged to Khwar Kaly area and Sadda city.

The attacked had injured 14 persons while a driver Muntazir Hussain was killed.