RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – At least six suspected militants have been killed and several others injured in the aerial strike of  PAF jets in Khyber Agency region on Saturday.

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The action, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), took place early in the morning.

The military has mounted a series of air strikes and ground assaults in Tirah in recent weeks. Military says they have captured key passes in a remote region that has never before come under full government control.

The operation in Tirah, part of Khyber tribal area, aims to build on the army s offensive against strongholds of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other militant groups in nearby North Waziristan that began in June last year.