Pakistan: 25 terrorists killed in operation
Pakistan on Tuesday said at least 25 terrorists were killed as country's military jets bombed North Waziristan area on Tuesday.
"6 x Terrorist's hideouts including a training camp and an IED making factory around Hasokhel, North Waziristan Agency were destroyed by jet aircrafts early morning today. 25 x foreign and local terrorists were killed in the strikes. More details of strikes to follow," Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
"Operation in North Waziristan Agency is progressing as per plan. The Cordon around all terrorists' hideouts including in the town of Mirali and Miranshah has been further tightened and reinforced. Last night 3 x terrorists were killed while fleeing from the cordoned off area in Miranshah. 1 x soldier got injured in exchange of fire," it said.
Nearly 200 militants have been killed since the operation was initiated by the government.
(Posted on 17-06-2014)