KALAYA, Aug 8: Six militants were killed and four others injured when security forces targeted their hideouts in upper tehsil of Orakzai Agency on Monday.
Officials said that several hideouts were destroyed in the operation. Security forces targeted militant positions with artillery. One vehicle was also destroyed in the shelling.
In another incident, one soldier suffered injuries in a landmine explosion in Meshti Mela area on Monday. Officials said that soldiers were heading towards Dabori area when one of them stepped on a landmine. He was immediately rushed to a military hospital.
Meanwhile, bullet-riddled body of two-year-old Hussain Ahmad was found in Khwa Darra area on Monday. The child was kidnapped two weeks ago.
His body carrying multiple bullet injuries was sighted by a local shepherd. — Correspondent