At least 15 militants were killed in aerial bombings by the security forces in Kurram and Orakzai agencies here Thursday. Forces jet planes pounded militants suspected hideaways in Dana Qilay and Ispedar Qilay areas of Lower Orakzai agency, killing 12 miscreants in the attacks. Fresh contingents of the forces have also succeeded to reach Oblan area of the agency where they were facing stiff resistance by the militants. Meanwhile, helicopters gunship also targeted militants suspected hideouts in Spurkot area of central Kurram agency. At least three militants were killed in the air raids while five others wounded.