PESHAWAR: A suspected militant was gunned down on Thursday by the security forces after an attack on a security checkpost in Badbher area on Kohat road.
Police sources said a police checkpost on Afridi road was attacked with a hand grenade and also fired upon which resulted in the death of a policeman Sanjab.
In response, a militant was killed as security forces conducted an encounter.
Following the encounter, police and security back up forces reach the site of attack and cordoned off the area as a search operation went underway in the area.
An extremist insurgency plagues the region and the area is known to be infested with militants.