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Two militants are killed by security forces in the Khyber district
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Two militants are killed by security forces in the Khyber district

Two terrorists were killed by security forces during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in the tribal district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday. According to the military's media wing, security personnel carried out the IBO during the night of August 18–19 in response to reports of terrorist activity in the Khyber district's Bara area. "Intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists during the course of operation," it continued. "Two terrorists were sent to hell as a result." According to the ISPR, the terrorists who were slain were still actively engaging in attacks on security personnel and the murder of innocent bystanders. According to the statement, the location is...
Shah Mahmood Qureshi of the PTI is detained by the FIA in connection with a cipher investigation.
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Shah Mahmood Qureshi of the PTI is detained by the FIA in connection with a cipher investigation.

PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi addressing a press conference in this undated picture Qureshi is detained by the FIA at his Islamabad home.For mishandling a confidential document, Qureshi and Khan were arrested.PTI denounces Qureshi's "illegal and unjustified" detention. Shah Mahmood Qureshi, vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), was detained on Saturday at his apartment in Islamabad in connection with a probe into cipher, which the PTI claims contained a threat from the United States to depose Imran Khan. Caretaker Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti revealed that Qureshi had been brought into custody while speaking on the Geo News show Naya Pakistan. Qureshi was detained, according to the interim security czar, because he was named in the cipher case. Th...