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7 Pakistani militants eliminated in Tirah airstrike

7 Pakistani militants eliminated in Tirah airstrike

Mar 21, 2015 - 18:33

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Seven Pakistani insurgents were killed and five others wounded on Saturday when fighter jets pounded their positions near the Afghanistaninfo-icon border.

The news site Dawn.Com, quoting unnamed security officials, said military jets the rebel hideouts in the Tirah valley of Khyber Agency

Home to the Tehreek-i-Talibaninfo-icon Pakistaninfo-icon (TTP), Lashkar-i-Islam and other outlawed groups, the northwestern valley has witnessed a series of air raids in recent months.

Last week, more than 130 rebels were killed in a similar air blitz. The Tirah-based fighters also cross the border to stage attacks inside Afghanistan.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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