Pakistan

Security man killed in Datta Khel checkpost attack

DATTAKHEL: Unknown assailants attacked a checkpost of the security forces in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan tribal region killing a security man, ARY News reported on Saturday.

Pakistan’s military launched an offensive codenamed Operation Zarb-i-Azb in militants infested North Waziristan tribal area last year to clear the region from the radicals; the region deemed as the nerve centre of the militancy in the country.

The militants attacked a  checkpost of security forces in tehsil Datta Khel and killed a soldier.

The security forces in a counter attack killed five terrorists, sources said.

The forces have cordoned off the area after the incident and launched a search operation against the miscreants.

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