Hangu, Six militants got killed when armed forces cobra gunship helicopters pounded the hideouts of militants in Hangu, according to news sources.
According to sources, the shelling led to the destruction of militant compound and six militants got killed in different areas of Tehsil Tal.
Four gunship helicopters participated in the operation, sources added.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistani jets had pounded the hideouts of militants in the North Waziristan Agency early 20 February, killing more than forty militants, which include both foreign and local terrorists.
The bombing at the suspected militant hideouts in Mir Ali area of NWA as part of surgical strikes which should not considered as military operation.