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The ISPR stated that the attack has been repelled and that the situation is under control. -File Photo
The ISPR stated that the attack has been repelled and that the situation is under control. -File Photo

DARRA ADAMKHEL: Eight militants have been killed while two security personnel died as militants launched an attack on a border post in Darra Adamkhel late on Tuesday night.

Military sources said that about 60 heavily armed militants attacked the checkpost in Sur Gar Range linking the Bara River-Patao Mela to Ublan Darra Adamkhel. Security forces repulsed the attack having already spotted the attackers.

“Eight militants have been killed while two soldiers also died in the gun battle which continued for more than two hours,” the sources said.

The Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) also confirmed the attack and said that four soldiers have also been injured. They further stated that the militants attack has been repelled and the situation is now under control.