MIRANSHAH – Following a suicide attack in Mohmand Agency on Wednesday, Frontier Corps (FC) launched a search operation in Ghallanai area and killed five militants.

FC Spokesman said that a search operation was carried out in Sheikh Banda, a suburban area of Ghallanai town in Mohmand Agency.

‘An encounter took place between terrorists and FC personnel during the search raid’ the spokesman said adding that the deceased could not be identified as yet.

The operation was conducted after a suicide blast in Ghallanai, which left at least six people, including four security forces personnel dead early on Wednesday.