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15 Taliban militants killed in Pak

Fifteen Taliban fighters were killed and ten more injured as fighter jets targeted militant positions in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, security sources said.

world Updated: Jul 18, 2010 12:44 IST

Fifteen Taliban fighters were killed and ten more injured as fighter jets targeted militant positions in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, security sources said.

The jets struck Taliban hideouts at Ghotak, Bhar Mela and Akhun Kot areas of Orakzai Agency, which borders Afghanistan.

Six hideouts were also destroyed in the air strikes.