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18 militants die in Pakistani air raid

Eighteen militants were killed and 10 others wounded today when Pakistani fighter jets pounded rebel hideouts in the northwestern part of the country, officials said.

world Updated: Jul 17, 2010 17:40 IST
IANS

Eighteen militants were killed and 10 others wounded on Saturday when Pakistani fighter jets pounded rebel hideouts in the northwestern part of the country, officials said.

Several militant hideouts were destroyed in the attack in the country's Orakzai tribal area, Xinhua reported. Meanwhile, ground troops have cordoned off the area.

First Published: Jul 17, 2010 17:36 IST