KHYBER AGENCY - A peace committee member was killed and another injured in clash with militants here on Sunday.

Levies sources said that the clash between volunteers of peace committee and militants took place in Nari Baba area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency after miscreants attacked them.

In exchange a peace committee member was martyred while another sustained injuries who was rushed to hospital for treatment. The militants fled the scene after the peace committee members along with Levies men retaliated the attack.

2 KHASADAR MEN INJURED IN IED BLAST

Two Khasadar force personnel sustained splinters injuries when a remote control Improvised Explosive Device(IED), planted by unknown militants, went off near their check post here at the Bypass Road of tehsil Jamrud, Khyber Agency, on Sunday.

The sources said that the Khasadar troops were executing their routine duties on the check point when they were targeted. Immediately after the incident the security agencies officials rushed to the spot, cordoned off the whole area and shifted the wounded to Jamrud hospital for medical aid where their condition was said stable. Evidences were also collected from the site for investigation, the sources said. The injured were identified as Shoaib and Ibrar.

Meanwhile, security forces have arrested five suspected persons in a search operation carried out here in Shiekhmal area of tehsil Landi Kotal of Khyber Agency, official sources said Sunday.

The sources said that the troops, on getting information, raided different suspected residences of local tribesmen and detained five persons. They were shifted to forces cantonment for investigation, however, their identity was not disclosed due to security reasons, the sources said.

BLAST NEAR POLICE APC IN BUNER

The Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police came under Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in Totalia area of district Buner when explosive material planted by some unknown miscreants on a road side went off.

District Police Officer (DPO) Buner Khalid Hamdani told APP, the APC of KP police was on a routine patrolling when it reached near Tothalia area district Buner, the IED went off suddenly but nobody was hurt.

He said soon after the blast the police and security forces rushed to the spot, cordoned off the area and started search against miscreants.