15 militants dead in encounter with forces

05:04 PM | 15 Feb, 2015
15 militants dead in encounter with forces
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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Fifteen militants were killed in an ambush as security forces repelled a militant attack in tribal areas, the local media reported.

The militants attacked a security post in Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, injuring a soldier, the reports said.

The security forces retaliated, killing 15 attackers. The other militants fled to Afghanistan.

Kurram Agency is one of the most sensitive tribal areas as it borders three Afghan provinces.