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Militant attack on check-post foiled in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 16:01

Islamabad: Police in Pakistan have claimed to have thwarted a militant attack by as many as 50 men on a check-post in Peshwar, Geo News reported Saturday.

The incident occurred after militants ambushed Aza Khel check-post with heavy weapons in Matni area on the outskirts of Peshawar.

Police and the attackers exchanged fire for over an hour due to which heavy contingents of security forces were also called in.

Militants later managed to flee. But there was no immediate report of any casualty following the attack.

First Published: Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 16:01

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