Fresh clash kills 11 militants in NW Pakistan

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At least 11 militants were killed and another four injured Tuesday in a clash with Pakistani security force in the northwest tribal areas of Pakistan, local media reported, citing official sources.

Militants clashed with Pakistani troops in Ghorogundi area of Central Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan.

Three vehicles owned by militants were also destroyed in the military action in Central Kurram.

Pakistani security forces have been engaged in an operation against militants in the region for the past eight months.

After securing control of areas in lower Kurram, troops have also established control in some areas of central Kurram. However, some areas are still under militant control.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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