WANA - At least five terrorists were killed and three security personnel were injured in armed clash between security forces and militants here on Monday.

Official sources said that the security forces conducted operation against the militants in Shawal area of South Waziristan Agency (SWA) during which the extremists offered strong resistance leading to exchange of firing.

In armed clash five terrorists were killed while their others accomplices leaving behind bodies fled the scene. Three security personnel were also injured in the firing of militants who were shifted to hospital for treatment.

The security forces recovered arms from the possession of extremists killed in the clash.