Security forces destroyed at least two significant militant hideouts in the Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported. — Photo by AP

PESHAWAR: At least six militants were killed and several others were wounded as security forces attacked militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan's Kurram tribal region on Saturday, DawnNews reported.

The hideouts were situated in central Kurram's Chanarak region and surrounding areas. At least two significant militant hideouts were destroyed in the army action.

The Pakistani military had launched an operation in the tribal region and had managed to clear most regions in central Kurram of militants.

However, militants continue to operate in areas surrounding central Kurram and in lower Kurram.

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