| GEO Pakistan|
| 16 militants killed, 3 hideouts wiped in Orakzai|
| Updated at: 1946 PST, Sunday, June 20, 2010|
HANGU: An aerial offensive by security forces in Orakzai Agency killed sixteen militants and wounded several others while 3 of their hideouts were destroyed, Geo News reported Sunday.
Fighter jets bombarded militants’ hideouts in Torsamt and Ghaut Kazai areas, destroying 3 dens and killing 13 militants while several others were injured.
In Shekhan area four militants including a key commander of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were killed and four others injured when explosives kept in a hideout went off.
The explosion also destroyed arms and weapons stored in the hideout which was used for attaching security forces.