KHYBER AGENCY - At least six militants were killed and scores other sustained injuries when the Pakistani jet planes pounded the suspected hideouts belonging to Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, sources said on Tuesday.
The sources said that warplanes targeted the areas of Tor Darra, Dwa Toai of Koki Khel and Nakai of Malikdin Khel and inflicted casualties on the militants in these areas. Three sanctuaries of the militants were also reported demolished in the airstrikes, sources added. All the killed were stated to be volunteers of TTP and LI, however, the account could not be verified independently.
Meanwhile, two bullet-riddled bodies were recovered from Aka Khel area of tehsil Bara on Tuesday. The dead bodies were reportedly brought to Shakas Levy Center for identification, sources said.
The killers shot the unidentified people to dead and dumped their bodies in Aka Khel area of Bara, sources said.
Separately, the armed persons of a banned militant group beheaded an unidentified man on alleged spying charges here in Mehraban Kalley, a far-flung area of Tirah Valley, said sources.