Official sources said fighter jets targeted militants’ hideouts in Kushali Torikhel, Khaisur and Hiskhel areas of Mir Ali, Pakistani media reported.

Curfew remained imposed in North Waziristan for the fifth consecutive day. All routes leading to the region remains sealed with no one allowed moving out.

The Inter-Services Public Relations Monday stated that the operation in North Waziristan was progressing "as per plan".

The Pakistan military Monday said a total of 177 militants including members of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement terrorists and their affiliates have been killed since the initiation of the Zarb-e-Azb operation.

Zarb-e-Azb operation was launched against the foreign and local terrorists hiding in North Waziristan, a week after a brazen insurgent attack on Karachi's Jinnah International Airport.


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