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TTP commander killed in police encounter

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PESHAWAR: Key commander of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Dara Adamkhel, Umar, was killed in encounter in Badbher area of Peshawar, officials confirmed    

The TTP militants was with some other militants in Badbher when he was gunned down in the gun-battle by the police.

Umar was a close aide of Commander Tariq Afridi group of the TTP splinter group.

Police also recovered a hand grenade and a pistol from the car the other militants managed to escape.

The police conducted a search operation in the area after the clash and arrested five suspects.

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