TIRAH VALLEY, November 21: The Pakistan Army says they have killed another 22 militants and destroyed two hideouts in Khyber Agency.
Security officials say the forces had carried out air strikes in the areas of Sherkhel Dara, Mathra and Sanda Pal in Akakhel at afternoon. In addition to killing of 22 militants, six others were injured.
Meanwhile, the peace committee of Bara tehsil has torched the houses of two militant commanders of Lashkar-e-Islam in Akakhel area.
Khyber Agency has three tehsils, ie Bara, Jamrud and Landikotal. The Pakistan Army has launched military operation, titled “Khyber-1”, in the region, leading to displacement of thousands of families.