14 militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal region

July 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) At least 14 militants were killed Tuesday in two incidents in Pakistan’s tribal region, Xinhua reported.

Pakistani security forces killed 10 militants in Kurram Agency, a tribal region in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), during a clash. One soldier was also killed during the offensive, said security officials.

The Pakistani Army launched a military offensive against miscreants July 1 in Kurram Agency.

In the other incident, a roadside bomb killed four suspected militants and injured three others in South Waziristan, a tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

The incident occurred in Shakai area, a former stronghold of Pakistani Taliban, when a vehicle carrying militants was passing through the area.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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