NORTH WAZIRISTAN: 13 suspected militants were killed and their hideouts were destroyed on Wednesday morning in air strikes carried out by fighter jets in the Shawal tehsil.
Sources claimed that the jet strikes destroyed at least six hideouts in the Shawal mountains and the area near Dattakhel.
Earlier, Airstrikes in various regions of the Shawal area of North Waziristan Agency kill at least 28 militants including foreigners and destroyed half a dozen sanctuaries.
Operation Zarb-e-Azb is being held out for over a month in the North Waziristan Agency in Pakistan’s restive tribal area bordering Afghanistan.
The cognitive process was launched on June 15 as a last resort by the Pakistan army in the focusing of government in the wake of failure of peace dialogue with the militants of proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.