PARACHINAR: The security forces on Sunday repulsed a cross border attack in Kurram tribal district and killed several militants, security official said.

They said that one soldier of Frontier Corps was also martyred while another injured. Militants attacked a security post with heavy weapons from Khost province on other side of Afghanistan.

The security forces retaliated and repulsed the attack however Lance Naik Rahmanullah embraced martyrdom during the fight while another injured who was shifted to District Headquarters Hospital.

A heavy contingent of security forces rushed to the site however the militants ran away leaving heavy weapon behind.