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13 Pakistani soldiers killed by Afghan forces

At least 13 Pakistani soldiers are killed when Afghan forces attacked a border check point in a tribal area in northwest Pakistan.
None | By Xinhua, Islamabad
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2008 10:11 AM IST

At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed when Afghan forces attacked a border check point in a tribal area in northwest Pakistan, local television channels reported on Wednesday.

According to reports, two Afghan military planes bombed two border villages in Mohamand tribal agency in North West Frontier Province on Wednesday morning, killing 13 soldiers and injuring several others.

The Express TV channel said that at least 40 Pakistani soldiers were killed and more than 10 injured in the attack.

However, there is no immediate official word about the attack.

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