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Pakistan: Four militants killed in attack on Kurram checkpost

4th Apr 2013

By Zahir Shah Sherazi

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Four militants were killed and two security officials were injured when militants from Afghanistan attacked the Bhitai checkpost in the Kurram tribal region near the Pak-Afghan border on Thursday.

According to official sources, militants attacked the checkpost in lower Kurram’s Shabak area at 5:30 am. The attack lasted until 7:00 am and injured two security forces personnel.

Security forces retaliated killing four militants whose bodies were shifted to a hospital.

Kurram is one of seven districts in Pakistan’s semi-autonomous tribal belt, where Taliban and Al Qaeda-linked militants have carved out strongholds used to plot attacks on Pakistani, Afghan and Western targets.

http://dawn.com/2013/04/04/four-militants-killed-in-attack-on-kurram-checkpost/

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