Pakistan

RAWALPINDI (Staff Report) – Security forces on Sunday killed as many as ten terrorists in Shonkrai area near Pak-Afghan border in Mohmand Agency while attempting to enter into Pakistan, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).


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The forces exchanged fire with a group of fifteen militants on the border area, according to ISPR, the five terrorists ran away leaving behind the dead bodies of their associates.

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“All ten bodies are now in the custody of armed forces,” claimed army spokesperson.

The event took place just hours after a United States drone attack killed four suspected militants in Tehsil Shawal of South Waziristan.

The spokesperson of Al-Qaeda’s South Asian branch had earlier confirmed the deaths of deputy chief Ahmad Farooq and commander Qari Imran in the United States drone attacks on January 15 and January 5 respectively.

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