PESHAWAR—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government claimed killing of four suspect terrorists including two top commanders during a joint operation in Bakalkhel area of Southern Lakki Marwat district.
According to an official statement, armed forces and police personnel jointly conducted the operation in Frontier Region Bakalkhel. The encounter was continued for some time and concluded with killing of all four militants, sheltering in a compound.
The official said that four terrorists included Commanders Wazir Zaman and Commander Maulvi Hamdard along with two other accomplices Daud Khan and Zubair Fidayee ( suicide bomber) were killed. All of them were associated with banned Tehrik Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
The Frontier Regions of Lakki Marwat are adjacent to North Waziristan and this area remain din of militants for several years. Still some of militants are scattered in this area. Couple of months back a female Education officer was also shot dead by militants in this area along with driver and policeman.