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5 Pakistani soldiers killed on Afghan border

world Updated: Mar 06, 2017 11:23 IST
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Pakistan-Afghan border at Chaman.(AFP File Photo)

Five Pakistani soldiers were killed in an attack on three border posts along the Afghanistan border, the army announced on Monday.

The army’s press wing the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that “terrorists” from across the border had targeted the posts on Sunday night in Mohmand agency, Dawn news reported.

Over 10 militants were also killed in the attack, it added.

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa condemned the attack.