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TTP militants attacked checkposts in Chitral

Published Jul 18, 2012 01:51pm

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Former Taliban fighters display their weapons as they join Afghan government forces. - File Photo by AFP.

CHITRAL: Militants attacked security forces’ check-posts on Pak-Afghan border in Chitral on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

Casualty of any soldier was not reported. However, in retaliation, Pakistani forces killed at least nine militants, government sources said.

Spokesman of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Ehsanullah Ehsan claimed that “TTP has launched a massive attack on check-posts in Chitral’s area Boni.”