According to newspaper reports, 25 persons were killed in a suicide bomb attack when a suicide bomber blew himself up with explosives while doing Taraveeh prayers on Wednesday night in a mosque of Lower Dir tribal area. During the last 36 hours, 16 militants were killed in Bajure during security forces operation and 11 persons were killed when sectarian violence erupted in troubled area of Kuram Agency.
Chief of the Army Staff General Ishfaq Parvez Kyani has said that allies in the war on terror are responsible to take action against militants within their territory, and no foreign troops will be allowed to enter in Pakistan to take military action against militants. Prime Minister Gailani has said that no foreign forces will be allowed to take action within territorial limits of Pakistan.
‘US leadership has decided to take action against militants at both sides of Pak-Afghan border to crush militants and Afghan president Mr. Hamid Karazai has given his consent over the issue of ISAF operation at both sides of Pak-Afghan border, more US troops will be sent to Afghanistan to meet the challenge posed by militants,’ it was unveiled by state owned media.