PESHAWAR – Five suspected militants have been killed in intelligence based operation carried out by army in district Swabi.
Armies Captain, including two soldiers were killed in the operation.
According to the statement released by the media wing of armed forces, ISPR that the armed forces conducted an operation in the area over the intelligence information in Malak Abad area of Swabi.
The report says a compound was cordoned off and during that time an exchange of fire occurred leading to the death of the army captain Junaid and a soldier Amjid.
The official says that this action carried out under the ‘Operation Rad-ul-Fasad’ where five militants have been killed.
The previous day at least six soldiers were killed during clashes with the militants came from the Afghan side of the border.
The armed forces have also claimed to have killed 10 militants.
This year after the resurfacing of a new wave of terrorism across Pakistan, the Pakistan army has launched a countrywide operation Rad-ul-Fasad on February 22.
Under this operation, actions are being taken across all the four provinces on the basis of secrete information.
Pak-Afghan border were also closed down before the launch of the operation which has now been opened for two days.
On Monday the foreign ministry said in a statement that those Afghans who are having the visas will be allowed to cross Pak-Afghan border on two points including Turkhem and Chaman on March 7 and March 8.