Six security personnel killed in Khyber tribal region
PESHAWAR: Militant attacks on Arjali and three other check posts in Shalobar area of Khyber tribal regions Bara Tehsil claimed the lives of six security personnel and injured 28 others on Tuesday.
Security sources told Dawn.com that four FC and two Khasadar personnel died during the night-long skirmishes.
The militants attacked with heavy weapons causing major structural damage to one of the check posts.
The number of militant attackers and their casualties figures could not be confirmed till the filing of this report.
The attack took place at check posts re-established recently in the area, dominated by Mangal Bagh’s Lashkar-i-Islam group, after a gap of three years.