Military helicopters and artillery attacked militants’ hideouts in the mountainous Bobar area of South Waziristan tribal region on Monday where three security personnel, including an army officer, had been killed in a bomb blast.
According to tribal people and Taliban sources, three helicopters carried out the attack on the hideouts from 3 to 4pm.
Sources said security forces also used artillery to shell the area from Mirali and Sara Rogha camps at 6pm. No casualty was reported from the remote area where the media has no access.
However, tribal people said several hideouts had been destroyed by the shelling