PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 24 (UPI) --
The Pakistani military launched airstrikes on Thursday against suspected militants in the Khyber Agency.
The airstrikes began early Thursday and continued through the afternoon.
According to the military, at least 27 militants were killed and 18 injured in the northern tribal area.
The targeted militants are suspected of involvement in bombings in both Islamabad and Peshawar.
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