Zarb-e-Azb: over 50 killed as Pak warplanes pound militant hideouts

PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s warplanes and helicopter gunship targeted militant hideouts in North Waziristan as part of military offensive “Operation Zarb-e-Azb”, killing more than 50 insurgents, sources said Friday.

The sources said that several hideouts were destroyed in Qutab Khail and adjacent areas in the restive tribal region near Afghan border.

Identities of those killed were yet to be known.