At least six militants were killed and five others injured in security forces shelling on suspected hideouts of extremists here in Bara on Sunday.

According to details, the security forces targeted the suspected hideouts of militants in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency with jet planes.

One hideout of the militants was destroyed in the shelling resulting in death of six militants and five others left injured.

Sources said that the militants killed in the security forces action belonged to banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).