Jets pound militant hideouts in Orakzai; 15 killed

Five suspected hideouts were destroyed in the operation in Akhunkot and Balras areas, said official sources.    — Dawn (File photo)

PESHAWAR: Fifteen militants were killed and 10 others wounded when Pakistan fighter jets blitzed various suspected militant hideouts in the Orakzai Agency.

Five suspected hideouts were destroyed in the operation in Akhunkot and Balras areas, said official sources.

Security sources claimed that 95 per cent area of the agency had been cleared of the militants.

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