Daggar Axis and were able to establish linkage with troops at Daggar,
said an ISPR press release here on Saturday.
The Security Forces are removing and destroying Improvised Explosive
Devices (IEDs) astride the road. The road Daggar Mardan has been fully
secured and will be soon open for public, it said.
It said that security forces are conducting mopping up operation and
area will be clear of militants soon.
In Upper Dir the 10 Levies personnel who were abducted by militants on
Friday were later released but ammunition and weapons were taken away.
It said that militants lobbed two hand grenades in a civil house at
Doag Darra, Upper Dir in which two civilians were injured.
Regarding Swat situation, the press release said that in gross
violation of peace accord militants are involved in various criminal
activities threatening the lives of civil population, civil
administration as well asn security forces personnel.
It said that militants attacked a security forces checkpost on
Khawazakhela Bridge and Sambat Ridge on Friday.
In village Langer, Khawzakhela security forces signaled a suspicious
looking red colour Jeep to stop but the armed militants sitting in
that jeep opened fire on the security forces. Exchange of fire took
Later, during search of Jeep 12 pairs of military uniform were
confiscated which reportedly were to be used for some terrorist
activity in the garb of security forces personnel.
Five militants (3 Afghan National) were arrested from Kanju while
planting IED, it said adding that militants abducted a levies soldier
from Chakdara Bazar.
Regarding Mohmand Agency, ISPR said that around 100 militants attacked
a security forces checkpost in Spinal Tangi on Friday night. 16
militants were killed in retaliatory fire. Two security forces
personnel also embraced Shahadat.