Four militants killed in Orakzai tribal region

Four militants were killed when gunship helicopters pounded Taliban hideouts in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan Friday.

Updated: May 07, 2010, 21:17 PM IST

Peshawar: Four militants were killed when
gunship helicopters pounded Taliban hideouts in the volatile
Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan Friday.

The gunships targeted militant hideouts in Chappar
Mashti Khel and Kole Bargan areas of Orakzai Agency.
Two hideouts were destroyed in the air strikes,
officials said.

In a separate incident, two men riding a motorcycle
were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them in
Hangu district.

Both were killed instantly.

The motive behind the attack could not immediately be
ascertained.

PTI