Pakistan News : Pakistani Armed forces killed at least six militants in Hangu on Saturday, E Pakistan News Reported.
Shelling by security forces’ gunship helicopters destroyed militants’ compounds and killed six militants in various areas of Tehsil Tal.
Four gunship helicopters are taking part in the operation which is still underway while the casualties are likely to rise, sources added.
It may be mentioned that Pakistani jets bombed militants’ hideouts in a northwestern tribal district early Thursday, killing at least 35 militants, including local and foreign terrorists.
The aircraft bombarded suspected militant hideouts in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan as part of surgical strikes which they said should not be taken as military operation.
Sources told that the first strike killed commander Abdul Sattar when his compound was pounded by the jets followed by the series of strikes on Uzbek, Turkmen, Tajik and Taliban hideouts.