18 militants killed in Khyber, Orakzai
[Dawn] Ten Islamic fascisti were killed when helicopter gunships targeted their hideouts in Bara area of Khyber Agency on Monday, official sources said.

The air strikes were carried out in Nala Malikdinkhel where a large number of Islamic fascisti were holed up, the sources said. The Islamic fascisti had fled the Akkakhel area a week ago and moved to Nala Malikdinkhel. Three hideouts were destroyed in the strikes.

The sources said that bodies of six Islamic fascisti were found from Nala Khwarh.

facts are stubborn; statistics are more pliable...
local people said that only one suspected myrmidon, Saidullah Kamarkhel, was killed in the helizap. They said most of the Islamic fascisti had left the area much before the air strikes were conducted.

Three soldiers were killed when Islamic fascisti attacked their convoy in Nala area.

No official details were available about the assault.

The myrmidons, however, claimed to be in possession of the soldiers’ bodies.

Soon after the attack, Shalobar, Qambarkhel and parts of Malikdinkhel were placed under curfew.A search operation was conducted and artillery targeted myrmidon positions in Shalobar, Arjali Nafi and Malikdinkhel.

Three people were maimed when a mortar shell landed in a house in Mandi Kas area. The house belongs to Sial Khan alias Sailak.

Troops demolished houses of three myrmidon ‘commanders’ Rakhman Shah, Ayub and Gulabat Khan in Shalobar area. They were believed to be associated with Lashkar-e-Islam and hiding since a military operation started in the area in Sept 2009.

It is learnt that dozens of families who had come to Shalobar and adjoining areas from different towns to celebrate Eid with their relatives are now stranded there due to the curfew and intense artillery shelling.

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eight Islamic fascisti were killed and a security official was injured in a clash in Mamozai area in upper Orakzai on Monday.
Officials said the Islamic fascisti attacked a patrol wounding a soldier.

In retaliatory fire by the troops, eight Islamic fascisti were killed.

The perforated carcass of a security official was found in the Sheikhan area.

Troops took the body to the Orakzai Agency
... 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...
headquarters Kalaya.

The Islamic fascisti kidnapped four rustics in Sheikhan area, identified as Feroz, Shah Hasan, Dilawar and Ahmad.

Posted by: Fred 2012-10-31