LANDI KOTAL: Five security officials were killed in a militant attack on a check post in Khyber tribal region's Landi Kotal area on Thursday, DawnNews reported.
Militants attacked the check post with heavy weapons as a result of which two security officials were also wounded, security sources told DawnNews.
The wounded officials were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
Security forces subsequently started a search operation in areas surrounding the check post.
Separately, in Khyber's Bara area, three people were killed in clashes between armed militants from two banned organisations.