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20 militants killed in Pakistan

world Updated: Dec 19, 2011 07:58 IST

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At least 20 militants and a security personnel were killed and 25 soldiers wounded on Friday in a clash in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.

The militants set off a roadside bomb near a Pakistani army convoy in Khanki area of Upper Orakzai close to the Afghan border.

The bombing sparked the clash that killed one soldier and 20 militants, Wajid Khan, a local government official said.