Peshawar: Pakistani security forces have
arrested 47 people suspected of having links with militants
during a search operation in the restive Khyber tribal region
near the Afghan border, officials said.
Security forces and the Khasadar militia jointly
conducted the operation in Landi Kotal, a border town of
Forty Afghan nationals and seven men from Charsadda
district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province were arrested,
The arrested people were taken to a Frontier Corps
camp for interrogation.
Officials of the political administration of Khyber
Agency told PTI that the search operation will continue till
militancy is rooted out of the region.