17 ‘terrorists’ killed in North Waziristan air strikes

MIRANSHAH: At least 17 suspected terrorists were killed in fresh air strikes carried out by the Pakistan Air Force in the tribal areas on Sunday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the Pakistan Army, the jets targeted the terrorist hideouts in the Data Khel and Shawal areas near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, killing 17 suspected terrorists.

Earlier on January 8, several local and foreign militants were killed in air strikes in the border region of North Waziristan, officials said.

Civil officers in the political administration said that 38 militants were killed in the strikes that targeted terrorist hideouts in Meezar and Sherani areas on the Afghanistan border.

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