HANGU: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) today arrested five alleged militants, including a militant commander , during a search operation in Hangu.

According to CTD sources, a raid was conducted in the city on a tip-off. Militant commander Khadi Gul, who hails from Orakzai Agency, one facilitator, Noor Shah, and three other terrorists were arrested.

The CTD also recovered a rocket launcher, explosive material, hand grenades and other weapons from the accused.

It may be added that the government had announced Rs1 million as head money for militant commander Khadi Gul.