Three security personnel, six militants killed in Pakistan
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 23:48
Peshawar: Three paramilitary personnel and six militants were killed in separate incidents of violence in Pakistan’s volatile tribal belt on Wednesday, officials said.

Three Frontier Corps personnel were killed and three more injured when a security forces convoy was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Surghar area of Khyber tribal region.

The convoy was going to a camp in the tribal district when it was attacked.

In the Mohmand tribal region, Taliban fighters launched several attacks on security forces.

Six militants were killed and 10 security personnel were injured in the ensuing gun battles and explosions, a security official said.

The militants attacked a convoy in Alinidar area, triggering a gun battle that left six militants dead and one security personnel injured.

An Afghan national was among the dead militants.

Eight security personnel were injured when their vehicle hit a landmine in Baizai area near the Afghan border. Militants fired at security personnel in Qandaro area, injuring one of them.


First Published: Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 23:48

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