March 24th, 2010
10:07 AM ET

Officials: Strike kills 21 militants in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  - A Pakistani military attack on five suspected militant hideouts killed 21 militants Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

The aerial assault targeted militant hideouts and a training center in the areas of upper Orakzai Agency, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's tribal area bordering Afghanistan, the officials said. They asked not to be identified because they are not authorized to speak to the media.

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