80 militants killed in Khyber area

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Published: Saturday 21st March 2015 by The News Editor

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Soldiers have killed 80 militants and wounded about 100 in an operation near the Afghan border, according to a Pakistani military official.

The official said the two-day operation in the Tirah Valley in Pakistan’s Khyber tribal region also saw seven soldiers killed.

Military jets have bombed the area, known to be a home to the Pakistani Taliban and its allies.

Pakistan has stepped up its operations targeting militants after the Taliban attacked a school in the north-western city of Peshawar, killing 150 people – mostly children – in December.

Published: Saturday 21st March 2015 by The News Editor

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