RAWALPINDI- At least eight militants including a commander were killed while two security personnel martyred in a clash today.

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the clash took place in tehsil Landikotal of Khyber Agency after a security vehicle was ambushed by the militants.

The Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle was targeted near Hamza Baba Chowk by militants, killing two personnel and injuring the third. The security forces repulsed the attack killing eight attackers including a militant commander. An extremist was arrested in wounded condition also. The clash took place the same day when at least six security officials were killed and one injured as an improvised explosive device (IED) targeted a security forces' convoy in Mohmand Agency.