Pakistan

35 militants killed in N. Waziristan air-strikes

RAWALPINDI: Military’s fighter jets killed 35 suspected militants in the North Waziristan Agency, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

A spokesman of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement said that Pakistan Air Force jet fighters attacked the militants’ hideouts in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan region. Thirty-five suspected militants were killed and their three hideouts and large quantity of explosives were destroyed in air-strikes.

A military offensive in North Waziristan tribal region, codenamed ‘Operation Zarb-i-Azb’ has been in its third month to clear the region from Taliban militancy.

 

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