SWABI: Two terrorists and a policeman were killed in an exchange of fire in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on late Saturday night.

Official sources said gunmen attacked a police vehicle in Minai area of Swabi and managed to flee. “One of them was shot dead and another blew himself up as police chased after them,” the sources said.

They said police also freed four people, including a minor, believed to be taken hostage by the terrorists.

A policeman was also injured in the exchange of fire. A Kalashnikov, two hand grenades and ammunition were also seized in the operation.