Pakistan Jets Bomb Taliban Hideouts, Kill 40 - the Times of India
This came days after the government suspended talks with the group following execution style killings of 23 captive soldiers.
The air strikes were carried out after protracted consultations between the military leadership after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “The decision over the attacks on militant hideouts in North Waziristan was made after three consecutive days of meetings between the government and military leadership,” an official in the PM office said. “It was the only option to teach the Taliban a lesson.”