PESHAWAR, June 24: Between six and 10 security personnel were killed when they came under attack from Afghan militants in Upper Dir area on Sunday.

According to TV reports, a security team was patrolling along the border when the militants crossed the border and attacked them. Some reports said that six security personnel went missing after the incident. Other reports put the number of soldiers killed at 10.

Pakistani security forces retaliated and killed 15 militants.

According DawnNews channel, the security team had been dispatched after reports about militants’ presence in the area.Other reports said that at least 10 militants were killed in the clash.

More From This Section

Decision to give peace another chance

Govt, military discuss ending of ceasefire by TTP at security committee meeting

Former secretary to head Wapda

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: The government has decided to bring in a new chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority...

Army to provide security to polio teams

ISLAMABAD: In view of violent attacks on polio vaccinators across the country, the army has been asked to assist the...

Four bidders for 3G, 4G licences

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has unveiled the names of the four cellular service...


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Cartoons
E-PAPER
Front Page