Pak fighter jets pound FATA, 13 militants killed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 13:18

Peshawar: At least more 13 militants were killed and over 20 injured in the latest air strikes as Pakistani security forces continued their offensive in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas’ (FATA) Orakzai Agency.

According to reports, over 215 extremists have been killed in the last two weeks since the anti-terror operation was initiated in the region.

In the latest attack, fighter jets destroyed seven suspected terror hideouts and two houses belonging to pro-Taliban leaders besides killing over a dozen militants.

A huge cache of latest arms and ammunitions, bunkers, and dozens of vehicles have also been seized during the on going operation, The Dawn reports.

Security forces have claimed gaining control over several areas in Lower Orakzai such as Bagram, Sheraz Garhi, Anari Kalay, officials said.

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First Published: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 13:18

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