Over 50 militants killed in North Waziristan air strikes’

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Air Force aircrafts pounded militant hideouts early Tuesday morning in parts of North Waziristan, killing more than 50 militants, sources said.

According to sources air strikes were conducted in Mir Ali and other areas of the agency as part of Pakistan’s newly launched offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other foreign militants in NWA that borders war ravaged Afghanistan.

Official sources said that as many as eight hideouts were targeted in the latest air strikes and death toll might rise.

The operation was launched a week after militants stored Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport,causing many casualties.

During the three days of the operation 200 terrorists have been killed.