Haqqani Network's Commander Killed in Waziristan

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Saturday, 18 April 2015 15:21

PESHAWAR: Security Agencies have claimed to have killed six militants to include a top commander of the Haqqani Network during clashes in the bordering areas of North and South Waziristan as well as Kurram Agency.

The law enforcement personnel also arrested nine militants while one managed to escape in the hills. Officials said that during the advancement in Kurram Agency the security forces met with resistance. The encounter lasted half an hour which resulted in the killing of six militants.

The commander of the Haqqani Network was identified as Farooq Zadran who was killed in Beermal, the border area between North and South Waziristan. According to the officials, militants associated with the Haqqani Network were making an attempt to sneak into South Waziristan from North Waziristan Agency where military action Zarb-e-Azb is in progress.

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