MIRAMSHAH: 35 terrorists in North Waziristan have been killed in a jet strike by Pakistan military. According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistan military jet fighters have killed 35 terrorists in Shawal. ISPR said that the killed terrorists were trying to flee from the area.
On the other hand, Drone attack has killed 18 people in Dattakhel, Tehsil of North Waziristan today. According to sources, US drones have targeted a house and a vehicle in Dattakhel. Four missiles were fired from the drones which killed 18 people. According to sources, drones were still hovering over the area due to which people were afraid.
It is pertinent to mention here that the US drones also hit a house and a vehicle in Doga Madakhel, the area of Dattakhel on 10th of July 2014, in which drones fired 2 missiles, killing 6 people. Pakistan has once again condemned the drone attack and declared such attacks against the integrity of Pakistan, adding that drones attacks were harmful during ongoing operation in North Waziristan. Foreign Office Spokesman Tasneem Aslam has said that drone attacks are the violation of international laws.
In view of operation in Bajaur tribal region, the Mamond tribe has announced the formation of a lashkar (militia) to fight against the terrorists. According to details, the Mamond tribesmen have decided to fight against the militants shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan forces. The Mamond tribesmen led by Haji Bismillah Jan have assured to cooperate the authorities in this regard.
It is pertinent to mention here that the curfew in parts of Mamond Tehsil of Bajaur tribal agency has been imposed in order to avail the search operation in the area which was launched in cooperation with the local tribesmen.