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At least 28 militants killed in Bajaur Agency

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PESHAWAR: At least 28 militants were killed and 15 arrested in Bajaur Agency’s Salarzai area in a clash between security forces and militants at Pak-Afghan border on Saturday, DawnNews reported.

According to official sources, the clashes erupted after the militants from across the border attacked Batwar village in Salarzai Tehsil. The security forces and the local peace militia retaliated and killed 28 of them. Around 15 militants were arrested while two volunteers of peace militia were also injured.

The security forces attacked shelled the main lodgings of militants using gunship helicopters.

According to the security forces, several militants’ hideouts were destroyed during the attack.

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Comments (3) Closed

Aug 25, 2012 10:40pm
I salute the brave armed forces for their bravery and dedication. Long live Pakistan.!!!!!!
A J Khan
Aug 25, 2012 01:24pm
If the news is correct, it is a great achievement for the peace of area.
Aug 25, 2012 02:36pm
I hope this is not one off to impress the Americans. It is pakistan's war and it is Pakistan which is endangered by these terrorists.