4 militants killed as security forces repulse check-post attack in Swabi, KP

4 militants killed as security forces repulse check-post attack in Swabi | PakistanTribeSWABI – Four militants were killed when police retaliated fire during an attack on a check post in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi town on Wednesday.

According to the District Police Officer (DPO) Swabi‚ more than a dozen militants attacked the Natian Police check-post.

Police and security forces managed to repulse the attack, killing four attackers. The other attackers were succeeded to flee from the scene. A large number of bombs and small arms were recovered from the custody of the killed terrorists. The recovered weapons include four hand grenades, four klashincoves and eight magazines.

The exchange of firing between the terrorists and police continued for two hours. The police check post was severely damaged in the result of the attack. Nine police personnel are deputed on the check post; meanwhile seven police personnel were present on the occasion of the tack and two were on leave.

Two police personnel Nadir and Sajid were killed in the result of the terrorist attack on Darang check post in Barmoli area of Swabi on last Sunday.

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