GHALANAI: An FC personnel was killed and another seriously injured in a landmine blast in Mohmand Agency on Sunday. Political administration sources said that unidentified miscreants had planted landmine by roadside in Suran Dara locality of Safi tehsil in Mohmand Agency which exploded when FC men were passing by the area. One FC man was martyred in the landmine blast while another critically injured, and rushed to Agency Headquarters Hospital for treatment. The security forces cordoned off the area after the blast and conducted search operation in the area but no arrest was made. Separately in Balochistan province, three suspected militants affiliated with banned organisations were arrested by the Frontier Corps (FC) in raids carried out in Quetta and Zhob, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Sunday. Two suspected terrorists were arrested in the Killi Ismail area of Quetta while the third was rounded up in Gawal Ismal Zai in Zhob. One sub-machine gun, four rifles, pistols and other explosive material were seized from the their possession. Further investigation into the case was under way, the statement added. The raids come two days after a Balochistan Constabulary official was martyred in Quetta in the same area. Police said official Khuda Buksh was on the way to a mosque near his house when unidentified men opened fire on him. On Thursday, two men including the son of a well-known Pashto poet Professor Dr Syal Khan Kakar were martyred in the provincial capital. Published in Daily Times, July 10th , 2017.