Eight Militants Killed in Kurram Agency

Kohat police department is dealing with migrants from troubled area of Dara Adam Khel through opening a counter in Ghamkole area of Kohat, due to security forces operation in Dara Adam Khel common people are coming towards Kohat to escape death during frequent encounters between Taliban militants and security forces men.

According to a press release issued by PRO of Kohat police 1500 policemen have been deployed in Kohat district to provide protection to the people on Tuesday. ‘In areas of Kohat adjacent to Dara Adam Khel frequent explosions were heard on Tuesday,’ residents of Kohat have said.

‘Eight more people were killed in clashes between rival groups in Kurram Agency, and Salazai Lashkar had destroyed dozens of militants homes in Bajore the Lashkar had also seized huge cache of arms during operation against militants in troubled area of Bajure tribal Agency,’ it was unveiled by state owned media.

During past few weeks Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gailani had offered peace talks to militants on a pre condition that they shall lay their arms prior to negotiations with government but militants in Bajure and Swat are least willing to lay their weapons, sources have said that foreign hand is providing financial aid to militants, so far more then one hundred girls schools were destroyed by militants in Swat, Tull Parachinar road since November 2007 after outbreak of sectarian violence in Kurram agency is still close for traffic, Kohat Peshawar road through Kohat Friendship Tunnel has been also closed for traffic after Friday suicide bomb attack on security forces residential area near the tunnel.

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Abdur Raziq
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