Ten militants killed in Orakzai air strikes
[Dawn] Ten hard boyz have been killed and four others injured as jet fighters targeted hard boyz hideouts in upper Orakzai agency's rugged mountainous terrain on the border of Kurram and Khyber agencies on Friday, officials said.
Assistant Political Agent upper tehsil Muhammad Rafiq Mohmand confirmed that the fighter jets have destroyed five hideouts of the hard boyz in Arkhanjo, Mamozai, Mir Kalam, Samaa Bazaar and Lando Qamar areas of upper Orakzai agency.
"We also have reports from security forces that at least 10 hard boyz have been killed in the strikes while four others have been injured," he added.
Security officials claim that up to 92 per cent of Orakzai agency has been cleared of hard boyz in the ongoing military offensive in the restive tribal region.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-09