At least 18 militants were killed and over 20 injured in the skirmishes that tookd place between the security forces with the militants at Tehsil Pindyali and Ambar of Mohmand Agency. FC sources told Geo News that a vigorous operation was underway at Tehsil Pindyali and Ambar, in which, the security forces claimed to have killed 18 militants and injured over 20. FC sources further said that security forces have taken control of Pindyali, Ambar and other adjoining areas and also recovered five FC men from Dozai area, who were kidnapped two months ago from Mohmand Gut.