Twenty-three suspected militants arrested in Bara

PESHAWAR: Security forces claimed to have arrested 23 suspected militants from the Bara Tehsil on Thursday.

Forces also recovered arms and explosives from their possession.

According to the frontier corps officials, the arrests were made during a search operation in Akakhel area of Bara Tehsil.

Four of the arrested militants were among the most wanted suspects and have been shifted to Peshawar for further investigation, while the others have been shifted to FC camp in Bara Tehsil.

Troops claimed to have killed over 100 local and foreign Taliban fighters and have arrested more than 200.

Meanwhile, forces stated that at least dozens of militant houses and strongholds have also been destroyed during the past forty-two days of Bara Operation.

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