Forces flush out 10 militants in Orakzai
PESHAWAR: Security forces continued to pound militant hideouts in several parts of the Orakzai Agency Tuesday killing at least 10 militants.
DawnNews reported that the forces also claimed to have completely destroyed five militant hideouts in the Agency.
The forces hit hideouts in Kasha, Saragar, and surrounding areas during which ten militants were eliminated.
Ground troops backed by tanks, artillery, helicopter gunships and fighter jets have stepped up the offensive to root out militants from the troubled agency.
The total death toll from the last 14 days of the relentless military offensive has now reached at least 300 militants.
Security forces also claimed to have taken complete control of the Lower Orakzai Agency.