BATTAGARAM: The police on Sunday killed a key commander of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and injured his associate during a shootout in Battagaram.
District Police Officer Raja Saboor Khan said that on a tip, the police raided a hideout in Battagaram where the commander and his accomplice were hiding. As they reached the spot, the militants opened fire on the police and they retaliated. In the clash TTP commander Hafiz Nisar was killed and his accomplice injured. Khan said that the commander was carrying a head bounty of Rs 1 million and was wanted in a number of cases.