At least 23 militants killed in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 13:33

Islamabad: At least 23 militants were killed in an overnight operation launched by Pakistan Army in the country`s northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, a media report said on Saturday.

The clashes between militants and security forces also killed two soldiers and wounded five, reported Xinhua citing a media report.
The operation started last night in the Para Chamkani area of Kurram Agency, a restive tribal region which borders east Afghanistan.
During the operation, security forces also reportedly destroyed four militant hideouts.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 13:33

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