Six FC men killed, seven injured in militants attack

Peshawar: At least Six Frontier Constabulary personnel were killed and seven other injured when militants attacked the Kishan Ganga Checkpost at the boundary of FR Peshawar in Jana Kor in wee hours of Wednesday.

Heavy exchange of Fire took place between the security personal and militants that continued for four hours. Militants burnt down two vehicles and destroyed Jirga Hall and other rooms by firing rocket shells and hand grenade.

Injured security personal included three FC men, three levies men and a constable of special police force.

The injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar for treatment. Soon after the attack heavy contingent of police reached the spot and cordoned off the area and started search operation in the area.

Meanwhile police had decided to launch massive operation in FR Peshawar and announced to keep off the mobile and landline phone in some of the areas.