Security forces regain control of Darra-e-Mastoul: Asim Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan military spokesman, Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Monday said the security forces have regained full control of Darra-e-Mastoul used by militants to cross into Afghanistan and back.

Using his Twitter account, the military spokesman said the security forces have achieved major targets in yesterday’s air raids in areas of Khyber Agency and Pak-Afghan border as part of the ongoing operation Khyber-1.

Earlier, there were unconfirmed reports of the death of the proscribed Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah in Tirah Valley area of Khyber Agency. However, the reports were later denied by both the TTP leadership and security sources.