Jet strikes kill 18 militants in Orakzai

Published: March 1, 2012
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Four militant hideouts were also destroyed. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

Four militant hideouts were also destroyed. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

PESHAWAR: Military jets bombed militant hideouts in Orakzai Agency on Thursday killing 18 militants, said sources.

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.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • FJ
    Mar 1, 2012 - 3:59PM

    This is a good news!

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  • Its (still) the Economy Stupid
    Mar 1, 2012 - 4:43PM

    I suppose there was no collateral damage after all PAF is the best in the world.

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  • adam
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:51AM

    Why any Indian not commenting here, simply as their18 agents were killed in this bombing

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  • Pashtun voice
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:49AM

    Kill these Taliban. Have no mercy on them. Eliminate their DNA from the gene pool.

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