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Gunship Helicopters Kill Five Suspected Militants In Khyber

Sunday March 2, 2014
KHYBER AGENCY (BNA) In response to the militant attack on a polio team in Jamrudwhich left at least 11 dead on Saturday, security forces’ personnel launched a massive assault Sunday morning on militant hideouts in parts of Bara and destroyed a number of them.
Security sources confirmed that gunship helicopters struck the headquarters of Mullah Tamanche involved in the attack on polio workers.
The Ayubi Markaz of Mullah Tamanche in Bara was destroyed in the airstrikes whereas five suspected militants were killed, the sources said.
Gunship helicopters also targeted militant hideouts in Kalanga and surrounding areas and a number of them were destroyed.
The locals in the area said shelling was ongoing.

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