Militants kill 10 security personnel in Pakistan

March 8th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, March 8 (DPA) Authorities Sunday found the bodies of 10 security personnel executed by Taliban militants in Pakistan’s tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an official said.
Those killed were among 15 tribal militiamen who were abducted by rebels late Saturday in Mohmand tribal district, a safe haven of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters.

“Locals found the bodies of 10 Khasadars (tribal militiamen) dumped around the mountains in Omar Banda and Ayesha Korona. All were shot dead,” said Rasool Khan, a local administrator.

“The security forces have reached the area to recover the bodies,” he added.

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