THE federal government has issued orders to Frontier Corpse (FC) to take action against fighting groups in troubled Kurram Agency in case of cease fire violation. The FC personnel busted militants hideouts and shot dead at least 15 Taliban and they also destroyed potential hideouts of Taliabn in Bajaur Agency. The interior ministry authorities said that the fighting groups had not accepted the offer of ceasefire and holding dialogue. Following the situation, the federal government ordered the FC to take action against miscreants for maintaining government's writ. In a report released by the interior ministry, it has been disclosed that 300 to 400 Taliban hideouts were targeted and they had suffered heavy loss in the action. The law enforcement agencies had recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during the action, the report added. Meanwhile, Advisor to Prime Minister on Interior Affairs Rehman Malik said that a delegation of tribal elders had sought two-day time for holding successful dialogue. Agencies add: Twenty-one more persons were killed and 35 others injured as clashes between the rival Bangash and Turi tribesmen continued in various parts of the Kurram Agency for the 14th straight day. Private TV channel quoting sources said that fighting continued in rival tribes for the 14th straight day while both sides used artillery, mortar missiles and automated weapons against each other. Chief of Turi tribe Ali Akbar Turi said that fighting erupted when militants attacked various parts of Lower Kurram. 15 militants were killed in counter attack, he said. Akbar Turi has demanded the government of taking action against the extremists. Meanwhile, Bangash tribe denied the reports that militants were taking part in fighting. Members of Jirga came from Hanug have failed to persuade both sides to stop fighting and proposed the security forces to launch operation against them. Security forces have launched an operation against rival tribes, according to sources. Meanwhile, a Jirga from Hangu here Wednesday left for Kurram Agency to broker a ceasefire between the warring factions. The Jirga was formed on the instructions of Advisor to the Prime Minister on Interior A Rehman Malik and Governor NWFP. Regrettable, both sides violated the ceasefire imposed by the Jirga. Consequently, Frontier Corps (FC) was directed to take action against both sides, said a press release. Accordingly, FC launched an action and in the process 10 to 15 Taliban were reported to have been killed. Rehman is closely monitoring the situation in Kurram Agency and has reiterated that any violation of the ceasefire would be sternly dealt with. The FC has been given direction to take action as deemed necessary in case of violation of the ceasefire. Meanwhile, Jirga has sought more time to bring peace in the area.