Pakistan military says its airstrikes kill 76 militants

January 27, 2015 7:09 PM

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistani military jets struck suspected militant hideouts Tuesday near the Afghan border, killing 76 militants, the army said.

Two rounds of airstrikes targeted the suspected militants in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, which has long been a safe haven for local and foreign extremists carrying out attacks on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

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