| GEO Pakistan|
| 11 terrorists killed in SWA operation|
| Updated at: 2030 PST, Saturday, October 17, 2009|
WANA: Fighter jets of security forces pounded militants’ positions in South Wazirisitan, killing 11 terrorists and destroying 2 hideouts during the ongoing military operation on Saturday.
Two security personnel were martyred and five injured in two separate attacks in SWA, sources said.
According to details, a security man was martyred and three others injured in a remote detonated bomb attack on a vehicle of security forces in Karkunray area near Jandola in SWA. The military forces repulsed and pounded militants’ positions in Karkunray with the help of fighter jets. As a result, 11 terrorists were killed and 8 others injured. Two militants’ hideouts were also destroyed.
Meanwhile, the military’s planes also targeted suspected positions of militants in Tehsil Ladha and Sarvekai.
The militants attacked FC’s convoy in Razmak area of SWA, killing one security man and severely wounding two more.
Political administration has said that the military’s infantry have begun operation against terrorists from three sides.
It said over 4000 to 5000 terrorists are present in the area, most of them are hiding in Mehsud area.