Islamabad: At least 20 terrorists were killed in an attack on a check post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported Saturday.

According to security sources, some terrorists attacked Khazina check post in the Lower Orakzai Agency to which the security forces retaliated, Geo News reported.

The bodies of nine terrorists were shifted to Kalaya army headquarters. A search operation has been launched in the area.