No less than 4 militants have been killed in retaliatory fireplace via safety forces once they introduced a “suicide attack” on a camp of the Mohmand Rifles Headquarters in Mohmand Company on Saturday.
Two soldiers of the Frontier Corps (FC) have been killed in the attack in Ghalanai, DG Inter-Products and services Public Family members (ISPR) Asim Bajwa stated on Twitter.
He stated safety forces had “defeated” the attack, killing all 4 suicide bombers. No less than 14 FC males have been injured in the attack, safety resources stated.
The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar militant team claimed duty for the attack.
In line with safety resources, militants attacked the FC camp within the company headquarters at 6:20am. A heavy change of fireside ensued between the militants and soldiers, till all attackers have been killed.
A curfew used to be imposed in Mohmand Company following the incursion as gunship helicopters searched the world.
Mohmand is one among Pakistan’s seven tribal businesses close to the Afghan border the place the army has been fighting Al-Qaeda and Taliban-linked militants for over a decade.
The military introduced operation Zarb-i-Azb in June 2014 in a bid to wipe out militant bases in the northwestern tribal spaces. Safety has since progressed even though scattered assaults nonetheless happen.
In September this yr, a suicide bomber focused a mosque in Mohmand Company’s Anbar tehsil all through Friday prayers, leaving no less than 25 folks lifeless.