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10 militants killed in Orakzai

At least 10 militants were killed and several others injured in security forces shelling while two hideouts were destroyed in the action on Sunday. According to details, jet fighters bombarded the suspected hideouts of extremists in different areas of Upper Orakzai Agency.

Two hideouts were destroyed in the shelling killing 10 extremists and injuring several others. Local sources said that death toll may rise further as many militants were reported to be buried under the rubble of destroyed hideouts and condition of many injured was also serious.

It should be mentioned that security forces have accelerated the actions against extremists in different areas of the troubled agency during recent days.

The militants in the wake of surge in military operations have started moving to safer places but they had to face hardships due to presence of forces.

Copyright Independent News Pakistan, 2013