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Five militants killed by security forces

August 24, 2012

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PESHAWAR: At least five militants were killed by security forces when Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked a check-post on Pak-Afghan border in Lower Dir on Friday, DawnNews reported.

According to the officials, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), attacked Pakistani security forces’ check-post from Afghanistan’s area Ankalsar, Maskini Dara, and Samar Bagh.

In another incident, in Upper Orakzai Agency, security forces bombed the militant hideout in the area of Mumzai and killed eight militants.

Two militant hideouts were also destroyed.