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Gunship helicopters bombing kills 9 militants in NW Pakistan

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, May 14, IRNA -- Pakistan Army gunship helicopters pounded various militant hideouts and killed nine militants in north western tribal region, media reports said on Monday.

According to reports the incident took place in Ali Sherzai area of eastern Kurram agency. Five others also injured in the strikes. Three militant hideouts were destroyed in the attack.

Meanwhile Militants attacked a checkpost of the peace committee volunteers killing one volunteer and injuring four others in Khozai area of Mohmand Agency.

Earlier a clash between a religious organization and local tribe claimed the life of two tribal men in Khyber Agency’s Tirah valley area.

Moreover six suspects were arrested during a search operation in Bara area of Khyber agency.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1018040

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