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October 16, 2019
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KP & FATA Pakistan

Aerial strikes kill 17 in North Waziristan

SHAWWAL: Aerial strikes of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on late Sunday night has killed 17 militants in Shawwal and Datta Khel, sites in North Waziristan, Pakistan.

As the operation Zarb-e-Azab in North Waziristan is in the last phase and the most of the militants have either surrendered or flew away, those who are still fighting against Pakistan Army have been killed and the process is still on of sending these militants to hell.

According to details from Inter Services Public Relations, several hideouts of these militants have also been destroyed.

Earlier on November 17, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed that ten more millitants surrendered before security forces along with their weapons and ammunition in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency.

Also, terrorists hideouts were swept through aerial strikes conducted by Pakistani troops busy in Operation Khyber-1 commenced on October 16 against Lashkar-i-Islam (LI) hideouts in Tirah and Bara areas controlled by militant commander Mangal Bagh.