Air strikes kill 27 militants in N. Waziristan


PESHAWAR: At least 27 terrorists were killed in air strikes carried out by Pakistani security forces in Shawal Valley of North Waziristan on Tuesday.


According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistani jet fighters also pounded several militant hideouts in the area.

The strikes were carried out as part of the ongoing military offensive Zarb-e-Azb to rid the country of terrorists.

At least 50 militants were killed in Shawal and Ghurlamai areas while 15 were killed in Rajgal area of Khyber Agency near the Pak-Afghan border in similar air strikes on Monday.