KHYBER AGENCY – More seven killed in the latest airstrike of Pakistan Army over militants’ hideouts in Tirah Valley earlier on Wednesday, PakistanTribe reported.
Media wing of Pakistan Army, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirms the death of six militants. Spokesman of Lashkar-e-Islam, outlawed movement, Salahuddin Ayyubi was also killed in the airstrike.
A Vehicle of militant was hit by rocket fired by jets which caused the immediate death. Also two weapon depot were destroyed in the airstrike.
Earlier, Major General Asim Bajwa had claimed ‘significant’ successes in air strikes against the hideouts of militants in Khyber Agency on Pakistan Day.
He had claimed that “a strategic mountainous pass used by militants for movement between Pakistan and Afghanistan has also been captured by security forces.”
Ops ZarbeAzb:Khyber update;Significant effects achieved by air strikes last night targeting terrorists in area Close to Afgn border- 1/3
— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) March 23, 2015
Operation Zarb e Azb was launched against militants after the attack on Karachi airport.
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