Security forces are conducting operations against extremist elements in Orakzai Agency and have killed hundreds of Taliban associated with different sections of banned outfits. —File Photo

PESHAWAR: At least 15 militants were killed and eight others injured as gunship helicopters heavily pounded militants' positions in area near the Afghan border in upper Orakzai Agency, official sources said.

The gunship choppers targeted militants in Kabo Kamar, Mamozai, Torsamat and Sama Bazzar, destroying five hideouts.

The security forces are conducting operations against extremist elements in Orakzai Agency and have killed hundreds of Taliban associated with different sections of banned outfits.

More From This Section

Journalist Hamid Mir injured in gun attack in Karachi

The incident took place on Sharae Faisal near Natha Khan area when the gunmen opened fire on his vehicle around 5:30pm

Musharraf lands in Karachi amid tight security

The port city has been on high alert with roads being cordoned off for the former president's security.

Three militants killed in Balochistan‏ violence

Three militants were killed after an attack on a FC patrol in Balochistan's Panjgoor district, an official said.

SC has learnt to bolster democracy, says chief justice

Authority of SC may be extended to a number of areas from which it has historically maintained a distance, said CJ.


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Poll
From The Newspaper
Tweets