2016-12-01

Khyber air strike kills 8 militants

Staff Report

PESHAWAR -- Security forces on November 29 killed eight militants in an air strike in Khyber Agency as the newly appointed army chief visited North Waziristan, Dawn reported.

The Pakistani air force raid in the Tirah Valley also destroyed several militant hide-outs, officials said.

Meanwhile, army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa on the same day visited XI Corps Headquarters in Peshawar, as well as North Waziristan, Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement. Army officers briefed him about the security situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

"No terrorists of any hue will ever be allowed to come back," Bajwa said.

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