Pak security forces kill five militants, capture 18

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 14:54

Peshawar: Continuing their crackdown in
the restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, Pakistani
security forces in an operation today killed five Taliban
fighters and captured 18 others, including two commanders,
official sources said.

The militants were killed and captured during an
operation conducted in Akakhel area of Khyber Agency, the
sources said.

Several militants groups, including the
Lashkar-e-Islam and Ansar-ul-Islam, are active in the Khyber

Security forces have conducted several operations
against these groups over the past few years.


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First Published: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 14:54

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