ORAKZAI AGENCY - Six militants were killed and two others injured when jet planes pounded militant hideouts in Orakzai Agency on Monday, security officials said.

They said the airstrikes killed six militants and wounded two others in Arghanjo area, besides destroying three militant hideouts.

Jet fighters planes have been targeting militant positions in Mamomzai area of the tribal agency, where militants are still in influence. Nevertheless, the bombardments have forced local people to shift to downtowns.