Pakistan: Airstrikes in North Waziristan kill 10 more militants

Islamabad: At least 10 militants were killed on Tuesday during airstrikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, a media report said.

 Pakistan: Airstrikes in North Waziristan kill 10 more militants

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Official sources said fighter jets targeted militants hideouts in Kushali Torikhel, Khaisur and Hiskhel areas of Mir Ali, Dawn online reported.

Curfew remained imposed in North Waziristan for the fifth consecutive day. All routes leading to the region remains sealed with no one allowed to move out.

The Inter-Services Public Relations on Monday stated that the operation in North Waziristan was progressing "as per plan."

The Pakistan military on Monday said a total of 177 militants including members of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement terrorists and their affiliates have been killed since the initiation of the Zarb-e-Azb operation.

Zarb-e-Azb operation was launched against the foreign and local terrorists hiding in North Waziristan, a week after a brazen insurgent attack on Karachi's Jinnah International Airport.

IANS

Updated Date: Jun 17, 2014 14:34:54 IST