LANDIKOTAL:: A militant was killed in National Logistic Cell (NLC) terminal attack incident that took place here in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency, official sources said on Wednesday.
The sources said, a group of unknown militants equipped with light and heavy arms stormed the NLC terminal at Jamrud and fired three rockets on it. Resultantly the gate and wall of it was damaged, sources said, however, the officials inside the terminal remained safe, sources said.
In retaliation firing one militant was killed on the spot while the rest successfully managed to escape, sources said. Soon after the happening the administration and forces officials rushed to the spot, took into custody the militant body and collected evidences from the scene for investigation, sources said. Search operation was launched in the area to chase the attackers, sources said.
Meanwhile three explosive devices were defused by the forces that had been planted by undisclosed militants on road side here in Sultan Khel area of tehsil Landi Kotal, sub-division of Khyber Agency, official and local sources informed.
The bombs were separately covered in a pot, milk packages which were disposed by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) after informing by the locals.