The security forces have secured key stronghold of Uzbek militants in the ongoing operation Rah-e-Nijat in South Waziristan tribal agency, report said. The area has completely been cleared of foreign militants. Eighty-two militants have been killed while six security men martyred and 43 hurt in the army action, General Officer Commanding Major General Khalid Rabbani said in a media briefing. Large number of Chechen, Uzbek and Turkmenistan militants was still present in Shakai Ladha area, he said expressing hope that Kanigaram area will be cleared soon.