Jets pound suspected militant hideouts in Orakzai tribal region
[Dawn] Bombardment by Pakistain's military jets destroyed three suspected myrmidon hideouts and killed six bully boyz in Orakzai Agency's
... crawling with holy men, home to Darra Adam Khel, the world's largest illegal arms bazaar. 14 distinct tribes of beturbanned primitives inhabit Orakzai agency's 1500 or so square kilometers...
Mamozai area, DawnNews reported.
The military has conducted several
Arclight airstrikes since the beginning of this year, killing around 50 suspected myrmidons, according to a DawnNews report.
Security officials have claimed in the past that up to 92 per cent of Orakzai has been cleared of bully boyz in the ongoing military offensive in the restive tribal region.
Orakzai is one of Pakistain's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions in the northwest, where Pak Taliban and Al Qaeda-linked bully boyz are said to have carved out strongholds.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-18