8 militants killed, three soldiers hurt in Orakzai
KALAYA: The security forces claimed to have killed eight militants in shelling on their hideouts after three soldiers sustained injuries in a roadside blast in Orakzai Agency on Sunday. Official sources said that the militants targeted the security forces convoy with an improvised explosive device in Samigan village in Dabori.
Three soldiers were injured in the attack on the forces convoy, the sources said. Soon after the attack, the security forces shelled the positions of the militants in Dabori, destroying three of their hideouts, the sources said. The security forces claimed that eight militants were killed in the shelling on their hideouts. The forces also recovered weapons and ammunition in a search operation in Gal, Zakhtun and Essa Killay.