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 a military offensive "Operation Zarb-e-Azb", killing more than 50 insurgents, sources said Friday.

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

Identities of those killed are yet to be known.