Three terrorists of the banned outfit were killed in an encounter with a special team of Counter Terrorism Department in Khyber district on Saturday.

The terrorists opened fire at CTD team as it came close to their hideout.

In retaliatory fire, three terrorists identified as Zakarullah alias Huzaifa, Mursalla Khan alias Qari and one unknown were killed.

The CTD team recovered three Kalashnikov, 12 magazines, 3 hand grenades and other weapons from their possession.