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ORAKZAI: At least eight militants were killed and three were injured in a military operation on Friday during helicopter shelling by the security forces in Orakzai agency, DawnNews reported.

The security forces shelled with the gunship-helicopters in the area of Mela in upper Orakzai, Frontier Corps (FC) official said.

According to the sources, three militant hideouts have also been destroyed in the operation.

The decisive operation is being carried on in the areas of Mamuzai, Khudezai, Sama Bazaar of Orakzai agency.

Authorities claim that 95 per cent area of Orakzai agency has been cleared from the militants.

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