20 militants killed in air strikes in northwest Pakistan

At least 20 militants, including three suicide bombers, were killed on Thursday in a series of air strikes by Pakistani jets in the troubled Khyber Agency.

Army said that “20 terrorists including three suicide bombers were killed” in precise aerial strikes in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency.

The jets struck hideouts of terrorists and destroyed their ammunition and ration dumps. The strikes were conducted as part of the ongoing military operation in the tribal area.

The losses suffered by militants may increase as the details of attack are still coming. The strikes came a day after army said that jet strikes killed 22 militants in North Waziristan district.

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  • Origin: Agencies: GhAgent