40 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan

May 31st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban militants have been killed in a clash with security forces in northwestern Pakistan, according to a media report Sunday.
The gun battle occurred in South Waziristan on the border with Afghanistan following an attack on a paramilitary camp Saturday night, the Dawn reported citing an intelligence source.

“Militants came in force and attacked a paramilitary camp and fighting lasted for hours,” the source said, adding that at least 40 millitants and four soldiers were killed.

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