12 militants killed in Kurram
HANGU: At least 12 militants were killed when gunship helicopters and jetfighters hit their hideouts in central Kurram Agency on Thursday, tribal and official sources said.
Sources said the gunship helicopters and jetfighters blitzed hideouts of the militants in Wasta Mela, Pakha Killay, Amloko Killay and Neka Ziarat.
Four hideouts were destroyed and 12 militants were killed, sources said. A vehicle of the militants was also destroyed in the action, they added. These claims could not be verified independently. This was the biggest use of airpower against militants since the launch of military action in the Kurram tribal region on July 4.