Peshawar: Pakistani troops killed 11
Taliban fighters in two separate incidents while 2
paramilitary personnel were injured when a landmine went off
in the country`s restive northwest, officials said Friday.
The rebels were killed in clashes in Sararogha area of
South Waziristan tribal region and Swat district of
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province late last night, officials said.
Army soldiers gunned down four militants, including a
commander named Asmatullah, in South Waziristan Agency.
Four soldiers were injured in the clash.
Taliban spokesman Azam Tariq claimed militants had
attacked soldiers who were escorting displaced persons
returning to their homes in South Waziristan.
He claimed the rebels inflicted losses on security
forces and abducted three soldiers but this could not be
In the Swat district, seven militants were gunned down
in two separate clashes with security forces, officials said.
Two personnel of the Frontier Constabulary were
injured when a landmine went off in Zeg Sar area of Mohmand
tribal region, officials said.
They described the condition of the injured men as