Pakistan Army’s air strikes killed at least 21 militants Sunday in attacks on their hideouts in a restive northwestern tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.
The attacks were launched in the Kuki Khel area of the Khyber tribal district, where the Taliban and another banned Islamist group, Lashkar-e-Islam, have taken refuge.
“In precision air strikes, at least 10 militants were killed and their three hideouts were destroyed in Khyber,” .According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two militant hideouts were also destroyed..
In separate air strikes in the Khyber Agency’s Kuki Khel area, at least 10 suspected militants were killed, an ISPR statement said.Three militant hideouts were also destroyed, the statement added. Separate air strikes also killed eleven other militants in the remote Datta Khel village of restive North Waziristan tribal district and destroyed two militant hide outs.Local government and intelligence officials confirmed the death toll.