PESHAWAR (APP)  – At least 12 terrorists were killed Tuesday when military jets bombed militant hideouts in restive Khyber agency.

According to ISPR, the air strikes were carried out in an area of Khyber tribal region close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The airstrikes come as the latest in the military’s offensive to clear the tribal areas of Taliban militants. The army started Operation Zarb-e-Azb in June last year and has since claimed significant success in the offensive.