2 militants killed, 12 arrested in northwest Pakistan

Two militants were killed and 12 others, including a potential suicide bomber and three terror masterminds, were arrested in northwest Pakistan.

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2010, 21:45 PM IST

Peshawar: Two militants were killed and
12 others, including a potential suicide bomber and three
terror masterminds, were arrested in northwest Pakistan on Sunday,
officials said.

Ten militants were arrested from Sateen area of the
restive Kurram Agency, and suicide vests and a huge quantity
of explosives were seized from them. The militant, suspected
of being a potential suicide bomber was one of them.

In a separate operation, troops gunned down two
militants and arrested two more during a clash in Utman Khel
area of Orakzai Agency, officials said.

PTI