PESHAWAR: Four militants linked to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – including two of its top commanders – have been killed in an operation by security forces in Lakki Marwat on Thursday, said the officials.

“They were involved in the attack on the female education officer, in March this year. They had also attacked anti-polio teams in Lakki Marwat,” the security forces told media. The security forces have not yet shared any further details of the operations.

A female officer of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa independent Education Monitoring Team (IMU), along with a Levy official, was shot dead by terrorists on March 27 in Lakki Marwat’s far-flung tribal Subdivision of Bhittani area.

Three other persons of an Independent Monitoring Unit of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department have been injured in the attack. It was the first ever visit of the IMU team to the tribal region after the merger of tribal districts with the province.

Those died in the attack are Safia Bibi, an employee of IMU in Lakki Marwat and Akhtar Ali, Levy Sepoy. Four persons were injured who were identified as Atta Ur Reham, an employee of IMU in Lakki Marwat, Allah Noor, a school Teacher, Hamidullah, driver of the IMU Lakki, and Wali Muhammad, Khasadar sepoy. Allah Noor and Wali Muhammad are stated to be in critical condition at the hospital.

After which the deputy commissioner stopped the Polio campaign due to which a total of 20473 children were left unvaccinated.

Man deprived of Rs 2.3 million in Lakki Marwat

LAKKI MARWAT: A trader was deprived of Rs 2.3 million of cash by unknown robbers in broad daylight here on Indus highway with the jurisdiction of Sara-e-Gambila Police station on Thursday.

The trader, Mati Ullah informed the police that he runs a general store in Sara-e-Gambila and was carrying Rs 2.3 million cash towards bank when unknown robbers allegedly stopped him near Malang Adda and snatched the cash on gunpoint.

He informed the police, that robbers were riding black car and escaped after committing the crime. Sara-e-Gambila police have registered the FIR and started further investigation.