Miranshah: At least five suspected terrorists were killed and as many terrorist hideouts were destroyed after jet fighters pounded parts of Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on facing fire and opposition from inside the Miramshah town and Boya village, air strikes were launched to eliminate terrorists.
Terrorist hideouts, caves and a huge cache of arms and ammunition were also destroyed as terrorists were killed in the air strikes. Most of the killed terrorists were reportedly Uzbeks.
A soldier was also killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded during a clearance operation. Most of the houses in Miranshah contained IEDs and most of the roads in the area were planted with explosives and landmines, sources said.