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Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) At least 15 suspected militants were killed when they mounted a brazen attack at a security checkpost in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Tuesday, a media report said. Two soldiers also died.

 

Officials said the militants attacked the checkpost in the Shirin Dara area of Orakzai Agency, resulting in a clash, Dawn online reported.

Some security personnel were seriously injured in the attack.

Orakzai is one of Pakistan’s seven semi-autonomous tribal regions where Pakistani Taliban and Al Qaeda-linked militants are said to have a stronghold.

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