30 Taliban militants killed in Pak clash
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 20:32
Peshawar: A soldier and 30 Taliban fighters were killed when security forces clashed with militants trying to halt their advance in the volatile Orakzai tribal region in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.

The clash occurred in Dabori area of Orakzai Agency bordering Afghanistan.

The militants attacked troops who were conducting a combing operation.

Four soldiers and 15 rebels were injured in the skirmish.

A Taliban commander was among the dead militants.

Security forces took control of Zakhtan area after the clash, the officials said.


First Published: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 20:32

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