Thursday, March 1, 2012

Jets kill 18 militants in Upper Orakzai

PESHAWAR: Pakistan military jets bombed militant hideouts in different areas of Orakzai Agency on Thursday, killing at least 18 militants, Geo News reported.

According to military sources, the jets targeted and destroyed five militants’ compounds including two training camps in Upper Orakzai.

At least 18 militants were killed in the bombing while 26 were injured, sources told.

The areas include Samarbazar, Barlas, Bermela and Kurram-Orakzai border areas of Orakzai Agency.
Four militant hideouts were also destroyed in the operation.

Upper Orakzai is the scene of frequent clashes between security forces and militants while government troops are in control of its lower reaches.
Enhanced by Zemanta


Post a Comment

Search this blog