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8 killed in Pakistan assault

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Two police personnal and six suspected militants from across the Pakistan-border were killed after an assault on a checkpost in Khyber Agency on Friday.

Pakistani troops "effectively responded", resulting in the death of the militants, Dawn news quoted the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying.

Earlier this month, five Army personnel were killed also in a cross-border "terrorist attack" on three border posts along the border area.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 11:28 IST
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