Seven militants, one policeman killed in clashes in Pak

Last Updated: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 12:51

Islamabad: A Pakistani security personnel and seven militants were killed in separate incidents of violence in the restive Orakzai tribal region in the country`s northwest on Monday.

A security personnel was killed and two others were injured in a landmine explosion in Mamozai area of Orakzai Agency this morning, state-run Radio Pakistan reported.

Following this attack by the rebels, security forces retaliated and killed seven militants.

The troops also destroyed two militant hideouts, the report said.

No further details were immediately available.

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban is active in Orakzai Agency.


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First Published: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 12:50

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