Nine militants were killed during security forces offense in Orakzai Agency as forces also targeted militants in central Kurram area of Kurram Agency, a private TV reported. According to sources, militants attacked security forces in Shanna Naka in Orakzai Agency. Nine militants were killed in retaliatory action. Forces backed by gunship helicopter and heavy artillery has launched operation against militants in different areas of the agency. At least 25 militants have been killed so far in two days. On the other hand, forces pounded militants positions with heavy artillery in central Kurram whereas locals have started migration at the end of deadline that was given to militants in Manntu area.