Forces target militant hideouts in NWA, kill 5, several injure

PESHAWAR: At least five militants were killed and several others were injured when security forces pounded militant hideouts in North Waziristan tribal region for the third consecutive day, Aaj News reported on Friday.

According to reports, the troops backed by helicopter gunship targeted the hideouts in Defgan area of Mir Ali.

As forces continue to attack militant hideouts, a curfew has been clamped in the tribal area.

It is pertinent to know that scores of suspected militants have been killed in the air strikes  over the last couple of days.