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The death toll from the skirmish is likely to rise, sources say.
Jamaatul Ahrar – a splinter group of umbrella TTP – has claimed the responsibility for the attack in Orangi Town.
The ISPR said several militant hideouts were also destroyed after targeted air strikes in Tirah valley.
The epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake was located in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan and Tajikistan.
The prison in Mardan is bomb-proof and has been built on modern lines.
The Jamaatul Ahrar, which split from the main Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan in Sept, claimed responsibility for the attack.
The drone strike took place in the Pak-Afghan border region.
Official sources said the US drone fired two missiles on a compound in Datakhel tehsil of North Waziristan.
Six suspected militants were killed in military airstrikes in Malikdin Khel area of Khyber tribal region's Tirah valley.
The driver of the van and a child were killed in the explosion whereas five other children were wounded in the blast.
A special three-day campaign to immunise around 127,000 children in the Khyber Agency is underway.
The blast occurred when the detonator exploded in a student's bag at the main gate of the school.
After being inoperable for two years due to security threats, FM Radio in Khyber Agency has restarted its transmission.
ISPR statement says important militant commanders and foreign fighters are among dead.
17 people were injured when enraged IDPs turned violent during distribution of rations at an IDP camp in Bannu.
A terrorist attack on the Pak-Afghan border in Chitral, has seen 4 Pakistanis wounded, 2 Afghan security personnel dead.
A press release issued by Fata secretariat says that a central production house will also be set up at the secretariat.
ISPR said foreign militants were among those killed in the latest action in North Waziristan's Dattakhel region.
Former Guantanamo detainee Abdul Raheem Muslim Dost made chief of Islamic State in the Khorasan belt.