North Waziristan: Air-raids Kill Thirteen Militants, Hideouts Destroyed
NORTH WAZIRISTAN: In air stirkes conducted in North Waziristan’s Data Khel area on Wednesday, 13 suspected militants were killed by security forces while five hideouts were destroyed, media reported.
Earlier on Friday, 17 suspected militants, including foreigners were killed while three hideouts were destroyed when security forces conducted air strikes in the Shawal area of North Waziristan.
As per the ongoing operations Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber-I search operations are carried out frequently in attempts to eradicate terrorism from the country.
Just last month, sources alleged that Operation Zarb-e-Azb might expand to Balochistan to fight Baloch insurgents.
On April 30, five months into the military operation in the troubled spots of the Khyber tribal region, the military claimed a ‘huge success’ after ‘intense fighting’ that left 27 terrorists dead.
The Khyber-II operation was launched in mid-October last year following reports that some militants had fled the ongoing military offensive in North Waziristan Agency to seek shelter in the strategic Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency.
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