PESHAWAR: Following terrorist attack in Mohmand Agency, Frontier Corps (FC) launched search operation in Ghalanai area and killed five militants.

FC Spokesman said search operation was carried out in Sheikh Banda, a suburban area of Ghalanai town in Mohmand Agency.

It was conducted after a suicide blast in Ghalanai, which left at least five people, including three security forces personnel, dead early on Wednesday.

An encounter took place between terrorists and FC personnel during the search raid, the spokesman said.

As a consequence, five terrorists were gunned down. The deceases could not be immediately identified.