SWABI, 21 October: Four militants were killed in a clash with police in Swabi on Wednesday morning.

Police said the clash occurred in Ajmeer mountain area. District Police Officer Swabi Javed Iqbal led a police team and supervised operation against militants in the area. Arms were also recovered during the operation. Javed Iqbal said about 10 militants have also escaped during the operation. He said a search operation was carried out in the area after the clash during which 35 suspects were arrested.

Earlier, two militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Lakki Marwat on Tuesday.

Police said the militants opened fire on the security forces in Tajazai area during a search operation. Two militants, Yasin and Wahab, were killed in retaliatory firing by security personnel. Both these militants were wanted to police in 33 different cases.


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