Eight terrorists killed, 3 security men martyred in Charsadda, Khyber Agency clashes

March 17, 2017

KHYBER AGENCY: At least three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel embraced martyrdom and eight terrorists were killed in two separate incidents in Charsadda and Khyber Agency.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), militants from across Pakistan-Afghan border reportedly attacked an FC checkpost in Khyber Agency.

The security forces effectively retaliated the attack and killed six terrorists however, two FC officers were also martyred in the incident.

Separately, one soldier lost his life whereas another sustained severe wounds during an attack on FC training centre by suicide bombers in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area.

Two suicide bombers were also killed in an exchange of firing. Security forces have cordoned off the entire area after the attack and launched a search operation.