Levies official killed in militants attack on checkpost in Mohmand Agency


GHALANI: A group of militants on Tuesday late night stormed a security checkpost in Ghaiba Khore area of Tehsil Haleemzai in Mohmand Agency, martyring one Levies official, says security officials.
The militants attacked the checkpost with automatic weapons, prompting stern retaliation from security forces.
The martyred official was identified as Ajmal Khan.
The attackers fled after levies retaliation. Reinforcement was also sought from Levies Headquarters in Mohmand Agency.
The reinforcement convoy from the Levies Headquarters also came under a rocket attack, however no loss of life was reported.