South Asia

Pakistani troops kill 6 militants at Afghan border

Pakistani military officials said security forces have foiled a cross-border attack from Afghanistan, killing six militants.

The officials said a group of about 70 militants attacked a border post in north-western Dir tribal region on Tuesday night.

The officials said the troops returned fire, killed six terrorists and wounded nine others. The rest of the attackers fled back to Afghanistan.

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