At least 57 terrorists were killed in airstrikes carried out by the Pakistani military in Khyber Agency`s Tirah Valley, media reported.
Islamabad: At least six suspected militants, including an alleged key commander, were killed in military airstrikes carried out in Pakistan on Tuesday.
The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) has confirmed that their key commander Abu Jandal was killed in Khyber Agency`s Tirah Valley in Pakistan during the November 9 airstrikes.
Pakistan`s military said on Tuesday it killed 31 militants in air strikes and ground clashes along its restive border with Afghanistan, as three soldiers also died in the fighting.
Twelve people, including three children and a 14-year-old student, were killed and a dozen others injured in blasts and a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan on Monday.
For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the government has established its writ in the scenic Tirah Valley in the troubled Khyber agency that had become a haven for Taliban militants.
A Pakistani Army officer was killed when he stepped on an explosive device during a search operation in the country`s Tirah valley in the Khyber Agency.
Troops also destroyed two militant hideouts and captured two key areas from the rebels.
At least three people were killed and 22 injured when a bomb exploded in a camp of a peace militia in Pakistan`s tribal northwest Thursday, Xinhua reported.
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