37 militants killed in Khyber Agency

Deadline to Extremists: ‘Give up or face full fledged militaryy action’

BARA: The security forces have dropped pamphlets through helicopters asking militants to surrender or else be ready to face a full fledged military action in Bara and Jamrud tehsils of Khyber tribal region.

Official sources said that the Operation Khyber One is underway against militants in Khyber Agency and a 36-hour deadline has been given to militants to renounce arms.

The announcement effectively ended hopes of talks, which a tribal jirga had recommended to the government.

Meanwhile, operation Khyber-I successfully continued for the third consecutive day on Sunday.

According to Security forces thirty-seven militants have been killed while fifty including important commanders surrendered to the security forces.

On the other hand, people are shifting to safer places through Ali Masjid and Orakzai points.The security forces have established a registration point at Orakzai near Tirah.Over 365 families have migrated through Ali Masjid route. INP

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