Terrorist killed, security official martyred in Khyber operation


Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), in a joint operation with security forces, on Monday claimed to have killed a terrorist wanted to police in killing of policemen in separate attacks and also arrested three militants during operation in Ghariza area of district Khyber. Acting on a tip-off regarding pres-ence of militants, CTD teams conducted raid on a house as a result of which terrorists started firing on them and killed a security official another sustained bullet injuries.

The firing between the security officials and terror-ists lasted for three-hour and finally a notorious terrorist identified as Liaqat Ali was killed and three other arrested in injured condition, a press release said.

The terrorists were allegedly involved in recent hand grenade attack on Regi Model Town Police Station, killing of a policeman in FC post in Godar Jamrud, killing of ASI Fayaz Khan and injuring two other cops in Nowshera mobile attack, killing of a constable Mohibullah who was deputed for security of polio vaccination team in Mathra, killing of a constable Asifullah in the limits of Khaza police station and killing of a Hawaldar in hand grenade attack near Kharkhano police check post.

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