28 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan



Peshawar: Pakistan security forces repulsed a Taliban attack on a check post and shelled militant positions in the restive tribal belt today, killing 28 terrorists, security officials have said.

At least 20 militants were killed when troops repulsed an attack on the Salala Ziarat check post in Mohmand tribal region. Thirty more rebels were injured in the skirmish, the officials said.

In the Orakzai tribal region, security forces targeted militant hideouts with artillery. Eight militants were killed two compounds destroyed in the shelling, the officials said.

PTI