Zarb-e-Azb: Jets target Tirah, 4 terrorists killed; 3 officials killed in Hangu ambush

05 Apr, 2015 1:01 pm

TIRAH VALLEY – As many as four terrorists belonging to the banned Teheek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Islam were killed including an important commander when Pakistan Air Force jets pounded militant hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency early on Sunday morning, ISPR said in a press release.

The attacks that targeted hideouts near the Afghan border were based on intelligence reports, the release said.

Meanwhile, an ambush on the security forces caravan resulted in the deaths of three, and injury of four.

The security forces have been carrying out ground and aerial offensive against the terrorists in the FATA regions, especially North Waziristan and Khyber Agency which were said to be strongholds of the banned Teheek-e-Taliban Pakisatan (TTP).

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