LANDI KOTAL As many as eight militants were killed here in tehsil Bara on Friday, FC sources informed. According to details, a group of militants attacked the check post of the forces situated in Gandaw last morning. The forces retaliated and claimed killing 8 armed persons and injuring many in firing. However, independent sources failed to confirm the killings. In another incident, one of the security personnel was martyred while two others injured in a remote-controlled bomb blast at Sheenqamar, Bara. According to FC sources, the infantry forces personnel were patrolling the area when a planted remote-controlled explosive device was detonated by unknown militants, killing one security person and wounding 3 others, who were shifted to a hospital for medical treatment.