Houses of militants blown up
BATKHELA: The security forces, in a search operation, blew up houses of three suspected militants in Thana area of Malakand on Sunday.
The houses of suspected militants Sher Afzal alias Bangali, Salman and Suleman, were blown up in different villages of Thana.
The security forces also pounded suspected militant hideouts in mountainous areas of Mora and Gunyar with artillery shelling, as a result the forests caught fire. However, there was no report of any casualty during the shelling.
Meanwhile, curfew was imposed on Alladhand, Thana, Palai and Malaknd roads, where a search operation continued for the second day on Sunday to flush out Taliban militants from the area.