22 Taliban fighters killed in Pakistan
Last Updated: Saturday, November 06, 2010, 19:04
Peshawar: At least 22 Taliban fighters were killed today and 15 others injured when helicopter gunships shelled militant positions in the restive Orakzai tribal region of northwest Pakistan, security officials said.

The air strikes targeted militant hideouts in Himdar town and the border village of Guaak and surrounding areas.

Fourteen militants were killed and 10 injured in the air strikes at Himdar while eight rebels were killed and five more injured in Guaak area.

Three hideouts were destroyed in the bombardment, the officials said.


First Published: Saturday, November 06, 2010, 19:04

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