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Eight militants killed in Pakistan's tribal areas

Eight militants were killed as helicopter gunships of the security forces targeted their hideouts in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas.

world Updated: Jun 11, 2010 00:43 IST

Eight militants were killed as helicopter gunships of the security forces targeted their hideouts in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas.

Twelve others sustained injuries in the attack in Orakzai Agency, Online news agency reported, citing a private TV channel.

Five secret hideouts of militants situated in Ghalju, Dabori and Khamozai areas were also destroyed in the attack, it said.