17 alleged militants dead in N. Waziristan airstrike
KABUL (Pajhwok): In an aerial raid in North Waziristan’s Shawal area, close to Afghan border, by security forces Friday, at least 17 suspected militants were killed with their three hideouts destroyed, Pakistani media reports.
Pakistan’s Express Tribune while quoting officials reports that after receiving news of the whereabouts of militants, jets were prepared to conduct the aerial raid.
As a result of the raid, conducted earlier this morning, around 17 suspected militants were killed and three of their hideouts destroyed.
As per the ongoing operations Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber-I search operations are carried out frequently in attempts to eradicate terrorism from the country.
Last month, sources alleged that Operation Zarb-e-Azb might expand to Balochistan to fight Baloch insurgents.
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