PESHAWAR: At least 12 militants were killed as a result of aerial bombing and 10 in clashes with security forces in Orakzai Agency, officials claimed on Saturday.
Officials said jets had targeted militant hideouts in the Jabba, Adokhel, Sam’ma and Mamozai areas. “At least 12 militants were killed in the bombing,” said an official.
“Three others were also injured according to our reports,” he added, and also confirmed that three hideouts had also been destroyed.
Security forces also clashed with militants in the Khadezai area. “A militant commander was among ten militants killed and eight were injured,” said the official.
None of the claims could be independently verified as the area is closed for journalists.
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