Pakistani security forces’ operation in parts of Upper Orakzai Agency is continued as eight more militants were killed in northwestern tribal belt.

The sources said that the forces conducted operation in Aotmela and Mandermela area of agency and destroyed six hideouts of the militants.

“Eight militants were killed in the operation while dozens other received injures,” they added.

On Thursday, the forces killed 12 militants Gundamela area and Nadarmela area and took control of the key citadel of the militants.

While on Wednesday, at least eight militants were killed during an operation of Mamoonzai area of the agency.