3 top militants killed in explosion in Pakistan

  • PTI, Peshawar
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  • Updated: Sep 22, 2013 11:48 IST

Three militant commanders,including a spokesperson of Lashkar-i-Islam (LI), were killed today when the IED they were making exploded in northwest Pakistan near Afghan border, security sources said.

The incident occurred in the group's Markaz (centre) in the restive tribal region near Nallah, in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency bordering Peshawar.

The militant group's spokesperson Younas along with Ghufran and Abu Darda of Tariq group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, were killed in the explosion, sources said.

LI supports Tariq Gedar group in Bara that attacks civilian and military convoys on Kohat road and in Frontier Region Peshawar.

 

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