17 militants killed in Khyber Agency clashes

KHYBER AGENCY: Seventeen militants were killed when clashes took place with security forces in Khyber Agency, Geo News reported Saturday.

According to ISPR, as many as 17 terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Spin Qamar area in Khyber Agency when 50-60 terrorists reportedly tried to attack security forces check post.

Attack of the terrorists was valiantly repulsed. The terrorists ran away leaving behind 17 terrorists dead bodies.

The bodies of the militants were shifted to a nearby hospital while security forces launched a search operation in the area to apprehend the escaped culprits.