10 militants killed in Orakzai

Express April 06, 2010


Ten militants have been killed in aerial strikes in Orakzai Agency.

Reports say jets bombed militant hideouts in Kasha, Sara Gara, Goin, Sanghra and other areas in the agency.

Security forces followed up the aerial sorties with ground operations.

The military's latest push into Orakzai Agency is meant to seek, destroy and capture militants and militant hideouts. Orakzai Agency is known to be the stronghold of former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakeemullah Mehsud.


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