ORAKZAI AGENCY At least 27 militants were killed and five others injured, as gunship helicopters pounded the suspected hideouts of militants in several areas of Oarakzai Agency here on Friday. According to sources, security forces with the help of gunship helicopters, targeted Sargira, Kasha and Shakar Tangi areas killing several militants and injuring others. Security forces also destroyed three hideouts of militants as well. Besides, a degree college and technical institution were set on fire by militants in Jalaka area of Oarakzai Agency. Militants also blew up a girls middle school in Baizot with explosive devices. However, no loss of life was reported in the incidents. Militants also opened fire on a vehicle in Charkhel locality of the Agency, which was heading towards Peshawar from Parachinar and resultantly a man was killed and another received injuries. APP adds - Twenty-seven militants including Taliban militant commander Ziaur Rehman were killed during security forces ongoing operation in troubled Orakzai Agency and Kurram agency, official sources said. Three vehicles and five hideouts of Taliban militants were also destroyed by the security forces, the sources added. Militant Commander Ziaur Rehman and his five accomplices were killed when gunship helicopters pounded their hideouts in Utmankhel, Meelo Sur and Bezote areas of lower Orakzai Agency. In Ferozkhel, a convoy of militants vehicles was attacked by the security forces. Consequently, ten militants were killed and five vehicles were destroyed, the official sources said. In another clash with security forces in Dogar area of Central Kurram Agency, ten militants of Mullah Noor Jamal group were killed. A vehicle of Afghan police was recovered from Mullah Noor Jamal, who, however, managed to escape towards Orakzai agency, the official sources added. A basic health unit was set ablaze in Utmankhel by the militants, and in Hangu a mine planted near the residence of a female police constable was defused by bomb disposal squad, said the sources. Our Monitoring Desk adds: according to some reports, militants blew up four more educational institutes located in different areas of Orakzai Agency and Mohmad Agency. While another girls model school was blown up with explosives in Bezot area. However, no casualty was reported. In another incident, unidentified miscreants blew up a government boys high school with explosive material in Tehsil Kakro of Muhmand Agency.