Zarb-e-Azb: At least nine militants were killed in an air strike in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Wednesday. According to media reports, jets pounded militant hideouts and also injured 13 other terrorists in the assault.

Meanwhile, during an attack on a check post of security forces in Frontier Region (FR) Bannu area, one security forces personnel was martyred and in retaliation forces killed three militants. Security officials cordoned off the area after the assault and started a thorough search operation in the area.