RAWALPNDI: Pakistan army handed the administration of Bara area of Khyber Agency back to civil administration on Tuesday after clearing it completely from terrorists.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), eight terrorists were killed in air strikes by Pakistan army. The terrorists were targeted in far-off area of the agency near Pak-Afghan border. Director General (DG) ISPR said that Bara is completely under control now and traders can start their business again in the area. He said that IDPs are also returning to their homes after the successful operation by army.
50 terrorists were slain as Pakistan Air Force (PAF) struck terrorists hideouts in Khyber Agency on Monday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), jets of security forces struck in Shawal, Khyber Agency killing up to 50 terrorists in the strike. Reports have come forward of killing of 2-would-be terrorists.
The aerial strikes were conducted on the basis on confidential information. Ammunition supplies of terrorists were also destroyed during the bombing by the jets.
Previously, jets had struck in Rajghal, Khyber Agency and killed 15 terrorists in the proceedings 2 would-be suicide bombers were also slain during the strikes.