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Clashes in Orakzai agency leave eight militants dead

September 25, 2012


Pakistani army launching an operation — File Photo
Clashes with militants in Orakzai agency has left on soldier injured. — File Photo

PESHAWAR: At least eight militants were killed during clashes with militants in parts of Orakzai agency on Tuesday, political authorities said.

Militants attacked security forces in Barlas area of Orakzai, triggering clashes, in which the militants were killed. One soldier was injured in the clashes, an official said.

The injured was taken to a nearby hospital. Security forces with the help of artillery attacked the militants. Weapons were recovered during a search operation following the attack.