According to details, security forces engaged in combat with terrorists at Tur Dara area of Tirah Valley due to which five militants were gunned down while several others were also killed in the clash.
Five soldiers including Captain Ajmal embraced martyrdom during the fighting.
It should be noted that the forces have already gained control of Sanda Bridge, Kandwala, Mehrban Killay areas of the tribal region.
More than a thousand militants have been killed since the armed forces launched military offensives in the tribal areas in 2014.
On the other hand, son of Aman Lashkhar member Gul Das Khan was killed in an explosion in Bajaur Agency.