15 suspected militants killed in Pakistan strikes

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Islamabad, Sept 19: At least 15 suspected militants were killed and several others were injured on Saturday as Pakistan military planes pounded terrorist hideouts, media reported.

The military carried out air strikes on the hideouts of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Lashkar-i-Islam in Tirah militants in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency.

15 suspected militants killed in Pak

Official statement is yet to be announced to confirm the airstrikes, reported Dawn online.

The reported airstrikes carried out a day after a terrorist attacked on Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp in Peshawar's Badaber, At least 42 people, including 13 terrorists were killed in the attack claimed by the TTP.

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Tirah is part of Pakistan's restive Khyber tribal region where a number of air strikes have been launched against militant hideouts in recent months.

The Pakistan Army has been targeting TTP and Lashkar-i-Islam militants in the region since October 2014.

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