Pakistan fighter jets target militant hideouts near Afghan border

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 24, 2014 12:49 AM

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected militant hideouts near the Afghan border on Thursday in response to a recent spate of attacks, the army said.

"Terrorist hideouts were engaged by fighter jets in Khyber agency early (in the) morning today," the army's press wing said in a text message.

(Reporting Maria Golovnina; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)