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28 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 16:19

Peshawar: Pakistan security forces
repulsed a Taliban attack on a check post and shelled militant
positions in the restive tribal belt today, killing 28
terrorists, security officials have said.
At least 20 militants were killed when troops repulsed
an attack on the Salala Ziarat check post in Mohmand tribal
region. Thirty more rebels were injured in the skirmish, the
officials said.
In the Orakzai tribal region, security forces targeted
militant hideouts with artillery. Eight militants were killed
two compounds destroyed in the shelling, the officials said.


First Published: Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 16:19
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