TTP commander killed in Battagram police encounter


BATTAGRAM: Proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Hafiz Nisar was killed on Sunday during a police encounter in Battagram while his accomplice was arrested in an injured condition.

The suspect Nisar was an important commander of banned TTP Shangla and Torghar.

According to District Police Officer (DPO) Raja Saboor Khan, the suspects had killed a policeman while injured another in an attack on Saturday.

Police recovered stolen weapons from the suspect’s possession.

Torghar, Shangla, Battagram, and Mansehra police wanted Nisar in several cases including attacks on security forces’ personnel.

He had carried a bounty of one million rupees on his head.




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