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Three militant hideouts were destroyed in the attacks.  — Photo by Reuters

PESHAWAR: Pakistan's security forces' fighter jets pounded militant hideouts,  killing a dozen militants and injuring another five in various areas of Orakzai agency on Sunday, DawnNews reported.

Three militant hideouts were destroyed in the attacks.

The airstrikes targeted four hideouts in the remote Ghaljo and Dabori areas of the northwestern Orakzai tribal region, military officials said. The locations were being used by members of the Pakistan Taliban.

The death toll could not be independently verified and militants often dispute official figures.

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