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Pakistan: At least six FC persons killed in a militant attack in Peshawar

3rd Jul 2013

By Zahir Sherazi

PESHAWAR: At least six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were killed and seven others injured when militants attacked the Kishan Ganga check-post near Frontier Region (FR), Jina Kor on Tuesday night.

Police confirmed the incident and said militants also kidnapped two security forces’ personnel.

According to police, militants attacked the checkpost at 11:00 pm. A heavy exchange of fire between security forces personnel and the armed men ensued and continued till the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Meanwhile, the bodies and injured were shifted to nearby hospital and a search operation  went underway to recover the missing soldiers.

Few months ago, the militants had kidnapped 22 FC persons and killed them after tying up their hands and feet. Later, the dead bodies were found from Jina Kor.



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