—File Photo.
—File Photo.

KOHAT: Five militants were killed in shelling by fighter planes in Akkakhel area of Darra Adamkhel on Saturday, official sources said.

An unspecified number of people were also injured in the air strike in the Frontier Region of Kohat.

Security forces had received information that some militants were trying to cross into Darra Adamkhel. Fighter jets spotted a caravan of militants and attacked it. Names of those killed or injured could not be ascertained.


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Comments (2) (Closed)


ganadin
Jun 23, 2013 12:40pm

Attacking your own citizens will open the door for civil war and division along Indus. That's the future that some have planned for Pakistan. Maps are put there for all to see.

Wolfe
Jun 23, 2013 08:36pm

I support the government action against the militants. I just wonder if there will be as much of an outcry against this action as there is against a drone strike, as there appears to be non-militant casualties in this action.