BANNU - Three terrorists were killed and a security man martyred in a clash after attack on a security check post here on Wednesday.

Official sources said that terrorists attacked Khadim Shaheed check post in FR Darya Ba area of Bannu.

A soldier was martyred in the attack. In retaliatory action of the security personnel, three terrorists were killed. The attackers fled with the bodies of their accomplices.


At least nine militants were killed in an airstrike in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Wednesday.

According to sources, jets pounded militant hideouts and also injured 13 other terrorists in the assault.

Meanwhile, during an attack on a check-post of the security forces in Frontier Region (FR) Bannu area, one personnel was martyred and in retaliation forces killed three militants. Security officials cordoned off the area after the assault and initiated a search operation in the area.


Militants blew up a woman shopping center on Wednesday in Tank city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with no casualties reported.

According to reports, some unidentified militants exploded the shopping centre with remote-controlled bomb, completely destroying the building in Tank, a small town and capital of Tank district located close to Dera Ismail Khan city.

Officials said no loss of life was reported in the blast that also smashed windowpanes of nearby buildings in the area.

Police and personnel of law enforcement agencies arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area, kicking off search for miscreants that often come from neighboring lawless tribal agencies.

Officials of bomb disposal squad said five to six kilograms explosive material was used in the explosion.