Orakzai: Gunship helicopters toss off 8 militants
LAHORE: As reported by the Daily Times on Thursday, at least eight militants were killed in a security forces’ aerial attack in the Upper Orakzai region, a private TV channel reported on Wednesday.
According to sources, security forces’ gunship helicopters pounded militants’ hideouts in the Hangu area of the agency, leaving eight militants dead and several injured.
The gunship helicopters have also destroyed several militant hideouts in the offensive, the channel reported.
The army and the government had been trying to fight militancy with ongoing operations in the Tribal Areas.