SWABI: The security forces and Swabi police in a joint action shot dead an alleged terrorist in Shamsherkhel area of the district on Friday.

District Police Officer Syed Khalid Hamdani said the alleged terrorist identified as Zeeshan opened party on a police party that was busy in patrol in Shamsher Khel area injuring a constable.

He said that the police party also opened fire in retaliation and killed the attacker, adding that Zeeshan was wanted in cases of heinous crimes including murder and attempt to murder.

The police recovered a Kalashnikov and a hand grenade from his possession and rushed the constable to hospital.