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December 22, 2014

25 terrorists killed in SWA clash

 
December 22, 2014

WANA: Twenty-five terrorists were killed and three soldiers sustained injuries in a clash in the South Waziristan Agency on Sunday, official sources said.
The sources said about 200 militants, equipped with light and heavy weapons, in the small hours of Sunday attacked the Baghzai check post manned by the Pakistan Army 30-Baloch Regiment in the Shawal area, situated at the junction of South Waziristan and North Waziristan tribal agencies.
Three soldiers sustained injuries in the attack. Twenty-five terrorists were killed and several others injured in the retaliatory firing by security forces.
The forces took four bodies of the militants into custody. Three among the slain militants were Uzbeks.
The sources said the Operation Zarb-e-Azb had been continuing successfully against terrorists and would continue till the elimination of last terrorist.
Our correspondent adds from Charsadda: Two militants were killed in a clash with the police in the Shabqadar Tehsil of Charsadda district.
District Police Officer Shafiullah Khan told reporters that cops at a checkpoint in Wocha Walla signalled two bike riders to stop for checking.
The motorcyclists opened fire at the police team and sped away, he said.
However, the police party gave chase to the attackers and traded fire with them near Gunbad Qabristan.
The official said both the militants identified as Mujeeb and Aqeel were killed in the exchange of fire.