At least thirty-eight more militants were killed and 2 security personnel killed in the ongoing military operation in Orakzai agency, Fighting resumed in Lower Orakzai tribal agency when militants attacked a security checkpost Monday morning killing two security personnel and wounding nine others, security officials told. They said the military launched retaliatory operation and pounded several militant hideouts. Officials said that at least three militant compounds were completely destroyed. More than three hundred militants have been so far killed in Orakzai agency operation, launched three weeks ago. On the other hand an official of the local administration said that security forces are targeting militants hideouts through gunship helicopters. While in the new offensive there are reports that more than 40 militants have been killed and several wounded. According to the official the operation against extremists is till continuing and most of the areas have been brought under the control of security forces.