Published On: Thu, Sep 11th, 2014

At Least 65 Militants Killed in Airstrikes, Pakistan Says – NYTimes.com

At Least 65 Militants Killed in Airstrikes, Pakistan Says - NYTimes.com

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Sixty-five militants were killed when Pakistani jets bombed in the North Waziristan tribal region along the Pakistan-Afghan border, a senior Pakistani security official said.

A statement by the Pakistani military said the five militant hide-outs were destroyed through “precision airstrikes” in the northwest of the town of Datta Khel and in the Shawal Valley on Wednesday morning.

It said that 35 militants were killed in Datta Khel, while another 30 were killed in the mountainous region of Shawal.

At Least 65 Militants Killed in Airstrikes, Pakistan Says

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