ORAKZAI AGENCY - At least 10 suspected militants were killed and five others sustained critical injuries when security forces with the help of gunship helicopters targeted suspected hideouts of militants in Inzar Mela and Syed Khaili Kaly area of Orakzai Agency on Saturday. Sources said that the areas, which have been targeted by the security forces were the stronghold of the Taliban insurgents where last Friday they had attempted to kidnap a number of passengers from a vehicle. However, several passengers had escaped after the successful crackdown of the locals as well security forces. The security forces on Saturday again shelled the suspected hideouts of militants in Inzar Mela and Syed Khailil area killing ten suspected militants and injuring five others. Meanwhile, the political authorities in Orakzai Agency have suggested the masses to discourage insurgency with the help of local committees and assist security forces in the war against militants. It is to be mentioned here that most of the militants of South Waziristan Agency had been shifted to Orakzai Agency where security forces dismantled their hideouts as a result of military operation, however, some of their hideouts in Orakzai Agency are still there.