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24 militants killed in Pakistan air strikes

At least 24 militants were killed on Sunday in air strikes by the Pakistan armed forces in the country’s Khyber Agency and North Waziristan tribal regions, media reports said.

Fourteen militants were killed in an air assault in Tirah Valley, Geo News reported citing sources.

Ten other militants were killed in air strikes in North Waziristan’s Shawal Gurez area, it said.

Six ultras injured

According to sources, six militants were injured in the air assault. Several militant hideouts were also destroyed, the report said. —— IANS

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