10 militants killed in Orakzai gunbattle
KALAYA: Ten militants were killed and one security man was injured in a clash in Ghaljo area of Upper Orakzai on Wednesday, sources said.
A security convoy coming from Bori to Ghaljo was attacked by militants. One security man received injuries in the ambush.
Security forces retaliated and an exchange of fire took place.
Officials said that 10 militants were killed and two vehicles destroyed in the fighting.
The militants denied they had suffered any loss of life.
The government forces conducted a search operation in Karonchki, Khadizai, Swarokot, Kot Kali and Kando Kali Takhtki and seized a huge quantity of arms and explosives.