8 terrorists killed in Orakzai operation
22 October, 2012
PESHAWAR: At least eight militants were killed and six others injured during an operation by security forces in Upper Orakzai Agency, officials said on Sunday.
Security officials said that the forces conducted the operation in Mamoonzai and Khadzai area of the agency and destroyed four hideouts of the militants. "Eight militants were killed and six others were injured in operation," they added. Orakzai is the only northwestern tribal agency of the country which does not border Afghanistan.
Officials said the bombardment has also destroyed several hideouts of terrorists. The army has been carrying out operation in the tribal belt to wipe out local and foreign militants loyal to Taliban and al Qaeda, with rumours about a fresh operation in North Waziristan.