Pakistan

20 ‘terrorists’ killed in Khyber Agency airstrikes

KHYBER AGENCY: At least 20 terrorists including leading commanders have been killed in airstrikes carried out by security forces in Khyber Agency on Friday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), as many as 18 terrorist were also injured in the attack.

The airstrikes was carried out in remote areas of Khyber agency.

The army began a major campaign against Taliban and other militant strongholds in North Waziristan in June last year.

In the year since the launch of the operation, “so far, 2,763 terrorists killed, 837 hideouts destroyed,” military spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa tweeted last week.

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