At least 23 militants have been killed while many others injured in fierce clashes with security forces here on Monday morning.
Meanwhile, curfew is put in place in Yel Balam Butt and Medan Road.
Security forces re-launched attack on militants in Upper Medan and Kalpani areas after a suicide attack on a scouts’ security checkpost occurred late on Sunday night, security forces told media.
According to forces, as many as 23 militants have been killed while scores others wounded while search operation is also underway in many adjoining areas to determine the militants’ hideouts.
Curfew is clamped in tehsil Balam Butt and in Medan Road since yesterday.