Pakistani military says airstrikes kill 17 militants near Afghan border

December 2, 2014 7:30 AM

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's army says its jets have killed 17 militants as part of an ongoing operation in a troubled tribal region near the Afghan border.

An army statement says Tuesday's airstrikes were carried out in the North Waziristan tribal region, where the military has been carrying out a major operation since June.

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