14 Taliban militants killed in northwest Pakistan

Fourteen Taliban fighters were killed and six more injured when gunship helicopters pounded militant positions in the lawless Orakzai tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, security officials said.

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2010, 21:13 PM IST

Peshawar: Fourteen Taliban fighters were
killed and six more injured when gunship helicopters pounded militant positions in the lawless Orakzai tribal region of
northwest Pakistan today, security officials said.
Four militant hideouts were also destroyed in the
air strikes in Kot Killay and Khadizai areas of Orakzai
Agency.
Security forces also launched an operation against
militants in Torkanri, Narek and Mazidgarhi areas and seized a
huge quantity of explosives.

PTI