13 Pakistani soldiers killed by Afghan forces

June 11th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, June 11 (Xinhua) At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed when Afghan forces attacked a border check point in a tribal area in northwest Pakistan, local television channels reported Wednesday. According to reports, two Afghan military planes bombed two border villages in Mohamand tribal agency in North West Frontier Province Wednesday morning, killing 13 soldiers and injuring several others.

The Express TV channel said that at least 40 Pakistani soldiers were killed and more than 10 injured in the attack.

However, there is no immediate official word about the attack.

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