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Seven soldiers killed in Pakistan

Seven Pakistani soldiers died on Friday when Taliban militants attacked their convoy in northwestern part of the country.
IANS | By HT Correspondent, Islamabad
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2012 02:26 AM IST

Seven Pakistani soldiers died on Friday when Taliban militants attacked their convoy in northwestern part of the country.

They fired rockets on a convoy of security forces in Khar Qamar area of North Waziristan, bordering Afghanistan. Several army vehicles were destroyed.

The soldiers retaliated, but it was not immediately clear if the militants suffered casualties, Xinhua reported.

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