Two TTP 'commanders' arrested in Charsadda

06 Jul 2013

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Officials identified the suspected militants as key commanders of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan's Mohmand chapter.—File Photo
Officials identified the suspected militants as key commanders of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan's Mohmand chapter.—File Photo

CHARSADDA: Two suspected key commanders of the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan were arrested by security forces during a search operation in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday.

Officials told Dawn.Com that the security forces conducted a search operation in Hesra Yousafzai area of Charsadda and arrested to suspected militants.

After initial interrogation, the two suspected militants were identified as Noor Muhammad and Habib Gul, said to be key commanders of the TTP Mohmand chapter, said a security official.

Station House Officer Shaifullah of Charsadda City, however, denied that police took part in the operation.