Pakistan operations: Four alleged terrorists killed
Dera Ismail Khan: At least four alleged terrorists were killed and one surrendered to the police during intelligence-based operations in Swabi and Dera Ismail Khan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.
According to Swabi District Police Officer Najamul Hassan, two militants blew themselves up and a third surrendered to police after law enforcement personnel encircled their hideout in Chota Lahor tehsil, reports Dawn News.
Officials in Swabi told the newspaper that the personnel of Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), police and intelligence agencies launched a joint operation after receiving information about the presence of militants in Hund village.
They said the militants opened fire on law enforcers after they were ordered through a megaphone to surrender.
The security forces retaliated and during a heavy exchange of fire, two militants blew themselves up with hand grenades, while another surrendered to police.
According to media reports, two constables were also injured during the attack.
They were identified as Mujibullah and Naseeb Khan.