Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:49:56 GMT

2 militants, policeman killed in shootout in northwest Pak

Islamabad, Nov 11 (PTI) Two militants and a policeman were killed in a shootout in Bannu district of northwest Pakistan today, police officials said.

The gun battle began when militants attacked a police team at Abshar Chowk in Bannu and killing a Frontier Reserve Police personnel.

The policemen chased the militants and killed two of them in an exchange of fire.

One of the dead militants was identified as a nephew of slain Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike.

Police said they had found four Kalashnikovs, two pistols, four grenades, two mobiles and ammunition in the possession of the militants.

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