Five militants arrested near Peshawar

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Five militants arrested near Peshawar
Peshawar, Dec 6: One militant was killed and five others were arrested of a gang suspected of involvement in recent bombings in the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar.

Regional police Chief Liaquat Ali Khan said one suspect was killed and five others arrested after a fierce gunbattle.

He said two of those arrested were wounded and police seized explosives and other weapons from the compound.

Recently, militants have carried out a wave of deadly attacks in and around Peshawar in apparent retaliation for an army offensive in the tribal area of South Waziristan.

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