DIR UPPER - Two terrorists and a teenage girl were killed and a security force personnel was injured in fire exchange during operation against militants here on Thursday.

Official sources said that the security forces conducted operation against extremists in Batan locality of Karo Dara in Upper Dir.

In fire exchange between the militants and security forces two terrorists identified as Hazrat Bilal s/o Gulzada hailing from Kabal, Swat and Niaz Muhammad s/o Syed Daud, belonging to Batan locality were killed.  An 11-year-old girl Sumera was also killed in firing of extremists while a soldier of Army was critically injured who was airlifted to CMH Peshawar for treatment.

DPO Upper Dir, Athar Waheed said that the operation was conducted by soldiers of Pakistan Army and police force didn’t take part in the operation.