Three suspected terrorists arrested in Lahore
Dawn News || Lahore : Police on Sunday (6th March 2011) arrested three suspects in Lahore and also seized two suicide jackets and numerous mobile phone SIMS from their possession, Dawn News reported.
On a tip-off from security agencies, the raid was inducted in Makkah Colony and the suspects belong to Waziristan and reported to be members of the banned organisation Tehreek-e-Taliban.
Apart from the 18 mobile SIMS and suicide jackets, two pistols have also been recovered from the suspects.
Five militants killed in Mingora skirmish
The Nation News || Islamabad : At least five militants were killed in skirmish with the security forces near Mingora late on Saturday ( 5th March 2011) , report said. Officials said the battle took place near Mingora when a group of insurgents associated with banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan attempted to enter Swat. “The security troops stopped them at a checkpoint but the Taliban opened fire,” an official said. In retaliation by the army, he said, five of them were killed while many others wounded, adding that a soldier also suffered bullet injuries in the fight with militants.
Kurram: Security forces kill six militants
The Nation News || Lahore : At least six militants were killed and several others were wounded as security forces attacked militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region on Saturday ( 5th March 2011), report said. The hideouts were situated in central Kurram’s Chanarak region and surrounding areas. At least two significant militant hideouts were destroyed in the army action. The Pakistani military had launched an operation in the tribal region and had managed to clear most regions in central Kurram of militants. However, militants continue to operate in areas surrounding central Kurram and in lower Kurram.
Courtesy : Dawn News || The Nation News || APF.