At least six militants were killed when security forces in Chitral retaliated to a militant attack on Wednesday. According to initial reports, the militants were from Afghanistan and had attacked the Gambhir and Arandu security check posts in Chitral district. Six of them were killed when security forces retaliated. Sources say the bodies of the militants are still lying in the area. Earlier in April, the general officer commanding Swat had claimed that the army had successfully repulsed various terrorist attacks on the Pak-Afghan border areas in the Chitral district.