Pakistan

65 militants killed in North Waziristan air attacks

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s military in an airstrike killed 30 militants in Shawal tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, ARY News reported.

Overall death toll of militants in air attacks in the tribal region today reached to 65.

Earlier, in a morning attack in Dattakhel tehsil 35 militants were killed in the region.

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 militants.

The military campaign in North Waziristan, was launched after a high profile terrorist attack on Jinnah International Airport Karachi, Pakistan’s aviation hub, in June this year.

 

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