CHARSADDA - The security forces on Saturday claimed to have arrested four suspected Taliban commanders from Dherizardad Road area in Charsadda. On a tip-off the local police and security forces conducted a joint operation and raided a house in the area. The accused Taliban commanders opened fire at security forces personnel. The sources said that security forces arrested four suspected militant commanders after exchange of fire. One suspected militant was also injured in the clash with the security forces.

According to security sources, the commanders were involved in attack on ANP rally in Nowshera. Sources said the militants were planning to leave for Waziristan. The names of the arrested commanders are yet to be ascertained.