Pak security forces kill 37 militants in South Waziristan

January 22nd, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin  

Peshawar, Jan 22 (ANI): At least seven security personnel and thirty-seven militants were killed on Tuesday when militants have attacked a Pakistani security force fort in the troubled South Waziristan region on the Afghan border.

Pakistan military spokesman Major General Athar Abbas was quoted by a foreign news agency confirming that five soldiers were killed and 37 insurgents were killed after miscreants attacked a military fort at Ladha in South Waziristan.

Abbas further said that in a separate incident in the neighbouring region of North Waziristan, two security personnel were killed and six others were injured after militants fired rockets at a military fort in Razmak, The News reported. (ANI)

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