CAIRO: At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desert, three security sources said. Sources had said late on Friday at least 30 police were killed. Egypt is battling a militant insurgency concentrated in the Sinai peninsula from two main groups, including an Islamic State affiliate, that has killed hundreds of security forces since 2013. Read More: Egypt’s Hasm militants claim attack targeting…
SHEIKHUPURA: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) shot dead six terrorists -- affiliated with a banned organization -- in a police encounter in Sheikhupura, ARY News reported on Sunday. CTD stated that nine terrorists had planned to carry out terrorist attacks on law enforcement agencies. The anti-terror squad chased the terrorist down near Sheikhupura Bypass and told the terrorists to surrender. The terrorists opened fire at the CTD personnel after which a gun battle took place. Six terrorists were gunned down by the…
QUETTA: A fierce gun battle killed at least eight separatists and two paramilitary soldiers during an ongoing anti-terrorist operation in Balochistan on Wednesday, officials said.
PESHAWAR: At least 55 militants were killed in airstrikes and a gun battle with ground forces in Orakzai and Khyber tribal districts, officials said Saturday.