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Forces kill seventeen militants in Orakzai agency

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Security forces killed seventeen militants in bombing operations conducted in Upper Orakzai agency on Tuesday, May 31 2001. –File Photo

PESHAWAR: According to military sources, jets carried out bombing operations in different parts of Upper Orakzai agency on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

Sources said the jets carried out bombing operations on militant hideouts in the Orakzai area of Mamuzai, killing up to 17 suspected insurgents and destroying five militant hideouts. Sources add that the air strikes are currently underway as further militant hideouts are being targeted.

Seventeen militants killed in Orakzai agency

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