Peshawar: At least 21 militants were killed and several others injured as Pakistan’s jet fighters pounded their hideouts in Orakzai Agency near Afghan border, sources said on Saturday.
The sources said that three militant hideouts were also destroyed in the area.
Moreover, At least eight people including children were killed as mortar shells landed into some of the houses in Khyber tribal region, sources said on Saturday.
The sources said that the incident occurred during the firce fighting between militants and forces.
The clashes prompted a large number of people to evacuate the area.