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Two militants killed in Swat, 18 nabbed in Kohat

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad,April 26,IRNA -- Two militants including commander were killed during security forces operation in Khalezai area of Swat, officials sources said on Monday.

According to details, militants’ commander Anwar and his associate, Naib commander Siddique were shot dead in search operation in Khalezai area.

On the other hand, security forces scrapped the house of a militants’ commander in Tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency.

Moreover, security forces and police had launched a joint search operation in different areas of Kohat to net extremists hiding there.

In this connection, 18 militants have been apprehended and recovered a large number of weapons from their possession.

The accused were shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation while security in the district had been beefed up to arrest the culprits.

Security forces have blocked the entry and exit routs of the area.

End News / IRNA / News Code 1079896

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