MOHMAND AGENCY - As many as 82 militants were reportedly killed and several others sustained injuries in the last 2 days operation. Security forces pounded their hideouts with fighter planes and gunship helicopter in restive tehsil Baizai on Friday. Sources said that security force backed by jet fighters and gunship helicopters targeted Danishkol, Selai, Soran Darra and Rahmat Kor areas near Pak-Afghan border, resultantly 30 militants were killed and several others got injured. The ongoing operation against militants in Mohmand Agency has been intensified during the last three days. In the ongoing operation, two stray mortar shells fired by TTP terrorists fell on the house of Momand Khan in Dag Qella Qandaharo area, leaving three children injured who were later shifted to Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar.
In Sharab Kor, tehsil Safi, the TTP terrorists targeted an ambulance of security forces and the driver was injured in the attack. Moreover, a large number of people have vacated their houses in different areas of Baizai and Safi tehsils and are migrating to safer places. Fifty families have reached IDPs camp in Nahqi in tehsil Haleemzai while about one hundred families have been staying near FC Camp. It is worth mentioning here that security forces have launched fresh wave of military operation in Mohmand Agency to flush out RAW/CIA backed TTP militants from the border region with Afghanistan.