Five suspected militants killed in Pakistan

 At least five suspected militants were killed and 10 injured Friday when forces targeted hideouts in Pakistan`s Khyber Agency.

Islamabad: At least five suspected militants were killed and 10 injured Friday when forces targeted hideouts in Pakistan`s Khyber Agency.

According to officials, artillery and mortars were fired in the Sipah and Akakhel areas, Dawn online reported.

Sipah is a known stronghold of Lashkar-i-Islam (LI) while Akakhel too has a sizeable militant presence.

Pakistan`s military launched the operation "Khyber-1" last month with air strikes against LI hideouts.

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